Special Provincial & Federal Plans Helping Ontario New Home Buyer Revised April 2017

By Robert Lefebvre  New homebuyers have a lot to think about. Often, a new homebuyer gets confusing advice about what the terms “first time home buyer” and a “new home buyer” mean and how such status, if you have it is properly used to minimize their costs or maximize their deductions when they first enter […]

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Cohabitational Unjust Enrichment and the Small Claims Court

By Robert Lefebvre Subject: Article for Deputy Judges and others re Kerr and Baranow: submitted for general distribution by Deputy Judge Robert Lefebvre Important new Judge made law: Kerr and Baranow Impact on cohabitation law Impact on Domestic Contracts Impact on the Small Claims Court A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada in […]

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Planning Your Estate

By Cristina De Leon Culp Most of us do not want to think of death and avoid thinking about estate planning and preparing a Last Will and Testament. However, these matters flow out of responsible stewardship of our properties and thoughtful consideration of the welfare of our loved ones. A sensible estate plan, which may […]

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Seeking Legal Advice When You’ve Been Terminated

By Cristina De Leon-Culp Losing one’s employment is almost always an emotional event. Whether the termination is expected or without warning, the employee often struggles with a sense of unfairness or betrayal as well as feelings of helplessness and a fear about the future. Especially because it is usually a very emotional and confusing time, […]

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Does my 12 year old get to decide which parent they live with?

By Birkin Culp A question which often arises for separated families who are involved in court litigation is “at what age can my son or daughter decide where to live?” The short answer which is explained in greater detail below is that there is no “magic deciding making age” for children under the age of […]

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Finding the Right Personal Injury Lawyer

By Paul Oddi If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of someone else, finding the right personal injury lawyer can be a daunting challenge. Choosing the right lawyer is an important decision that will affect you for the rest of your life. Because the laws in Ontario are so […]

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Will and Power of Attorney Pricing and Notes for 2017

Will and Power of Attorney Pricing and Notes for 2017 By Robert Lefebvre This memo is not Legal Advice: Legal advice requires a full, personal and proper legal history. Any ideas expressed in this memo are subject to reconsideration after we meet and discuss your personal situation and consider your legal history. All prices and […]

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How do I know if a divorce lawyer is any good or not?

By Robert Lefebvre I am not presently practicing family law. So, I am not a “divorce lawyer.” I did practice family law and divorce for over 20 years, and as such I may be in a unique position to answer this question. If you need family law advice, and you have a lawyer, who is […]

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Article on Personal Injury Law at Lefebvre & Lefebvre

When someone has been injured in an accident there is often great stress placed on both the injured person and their family. Because the laws in Ontario are complex, people often find it difficult to protect their legal rights while at the same time caring for themselves or a loved one. And while no one […]

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