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  • Interjurisdictional Support Order UpdatesFebruary 23, 2018

    Nova Scotia is in the process of updating its Interjurisdictional Support Orders (ISO) legislation, making it easier to claim spousal or child support from an individual living outside the province. For those unfamiliar with ISO laws, they are used to establish and provide support when one parent li … Read more »

  • Why Should I Register My Trade-mark?February 8, 2018

    Your business has a brand. Your customers know what to expect from your products and services when they see your brand because your brand is an indication not only of the source of your products and services but also their character and quality. Your brand is also your distinctive trade-mark, which … Read more »

  • 2018 Minor Injury Cap AnnouncedFebruary 6, 2018

    The Nova Scotia government has announced that the minor injury cap amount for 2018 is $8,579.  This is an increase of $93 from the cap amount in 2017, which was $8,486. The increase in the minor injury cap applies only to motor vehicle collisions that occur in 2018.   The increase was calculated usi … Read more »

  • Upcoming Introduction of the Domestic Violence CourtJanuary 31, 2018

    Nova Scotia will soon be introducing the ‘Domestic Violence Court’ (DVC) located in the Halifax Provincial Courthouse. The aim of this new court is to stop the cycle of domestic violence by providing an alternative to the traditional court system in order to help individuals charged with offences in … Read more »

  • Tax Claims for Family Legal FeesJanuary 26, 2018

    Tax season is yet again upon us.  Keep in mind that if you provided payment for legal fees in relation to a family law matter in 2017, you may be able to claim those fees on your taxes.  In particular, legal fees can be claimed in relation to the following: Legal fees paid to collect […] Read more »