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  • When Does an Executor Pass their Accounts?April 16, 2018

    A passing of accounts is essentially an estate audit.  Much like the CRA can pour over your tax returns with a fine tooth comb, a beneficiary, and later a judge, can review your estate accounting. This is because an executor is required to account for his/her actions to the beneficiaries. However, t … Read more »

  • CBSA Watchdog with No Teeth?March 20, 2018

    A report commissioned by Public Safety Canada came to light earlier this year, urging the government to put in place an independent body to review complaints against and make recommendations to the Canada Border Services Agency and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The new “Canada Law Enforcement R … Read more »

  • Criminal Record vs. Police RecordsMarch 19, 2018

    Those who first come into contact with the criminal justice system often want to know – will I end up having a criminal record?  The typical answer has been that you will only have a criminal record if you are convicted of a criminal offence. However, that answer and the definition of a “criminal re … Read more »

  • Introduction of Cannabis Lounges: Good for Users?March 8, 2018

    Cannabis Consumption in Ontario Under the current proposed regulations, the Ontario Government intends to control and operate the sale of marijuana.  The  Liquor Control Board of Ontario will operate approximately 150 stores and sell the product to people aged 19 and older. But what will the rules b … Read more »

  • Changing Weekend VisitationFebruary 14, 2018

    Family Lawyer John Schuman was asked the following question: My ex wants to keep my daughter this weekend and it is my weekend. I live in Ontario and this is a court ordered agreement. What can I do about this?   John’s answer: A carefully drafted separation agreement, Family Court Order,  or parent … Read more »