It is, in fact, a common misconception to believe that a person’s rights can be exercised indefinitely and people are often surprised to find out that the law actually provides for the expiry of certain rights through what is known as prescription. [ … ]
Civil and commercial litigation
Des situations juridiques sous un angle simplifié
Last November 5th 2018, on this website, we published an article regarding aspects of the decriminalization of marijuana possession. In particular, we discussed the law enacted in Quebec on June 12th 2018, the Cannabis Regulation Act that prohibited [ … ]
In a number of previous articles, I have already spoken about the importance of the legal warranty of quality provided for in section 1726 of the Civil Code of Quebec (CCQ) as this concept often drives parties’ behaviours during transactions. [ … ]
While many people are familiar with the signing and management of residential leases, few have the experience necessary to conclude, manage or renew commercial leases whose terms and conditions are often more detailed and case-specific, depending on [ … ]
(no, that is not an april fool’s joke.)
Given the possibility of having multiple business partners as well as the competing interests that come along with such partnerships, the Law imposes a duty of loyalty to all directors in favour of the corporation to the board of which they are [ … ]
Gilles in Laval asked us the following question: “I live in Duvernay and I rent my house from an old friend. The house has gotten a little rundown and my friend isn’t able to pay for renovations because he is out of work. So I don’t make a big deal [ … ]
Are you currently looking to buy a property? If so, you must have noticed that there are a large number of condominiums currently for sale in and around the area of Montreal. As such, builders and property developers often try to promote their [ … ]
As of October 17, 2018, in Canada, it is no longer a criminal offence for adults to possess small amounts of cannabis (marijuana) (30 grams or less) for personal, recreational use. This does not mean, however, that it is now “open season.” Many [ … ]
Boo! This Halloween, it may be a scary thing to try to collect money you’re owed, when you only made verbal agreement.
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