Jul 20, 2018
Even when caught up in bidding wars, don't rush it. You may end up signing documents that let the vendors off the hook for myriad issues.
Jul 19, 2018
Published by Thomson Reuters, Support Rights and Obligations Under Ontario Family Law expertly analyzes the essential legislation and case law, allowing the reader to fully understand the current state of the law in the complex yet crucial area of support.
Jul 17, 2018
Torkin Manes is pleased to welcome Matt Maurer who has joined our firm as a partner practising in our Litigation and Cannabis Law Groups.
Jul 11, 2018
A spouse may well defeat the entire purpose of the trust he or she created to escape equalization of assets if he or she fails to give up control of it.
Jul 11, 2018
Canadians will be surrounded by the logos of new recreational cannabis brands at a variety of fun events this summer as pot purveyors are exploiting a once-in-a-lifetime chance to market their products before government restrictions fully kick in.
Jun 29, 2018
A decade-long court battle between the Roman Catholic Diocese of London and its insurance company has disclosed $15 million in largely secret settlements to people who sued priests for sexual abuse.
Jun 28, 2018
Congratulations to the following Torkin Manes lawyers who have been elected to the Ontario Bar Association's (OBA) Sections as Executives for the 2018-2019 term. The new executives assume their roles on July 1, 2018.
Jun 27, 2018
Selecting one date of separation over another can have a significant impact on the amount of support owed.
Jun 22, 2018
Published by Thomson Reuters, Support Rights and Obligations Under Ontario Family Law is a comprehensive resource that addresses the many important issues relating to child and spousal support.
Jun 20, 2018
The prestigious award recognizes Lisa’s leadership and excellence in the area of computer and IT law, as well as her extensive contribution to the legal community.
Jun 15, 2018
“The legislature may need to turn its mind to these issues to have the legislation keep pace with the evolution of what a family looks like today,” Black said.
Jun 13, 2018
The decision is the first of its kind in Canada. A judge in Newfoundland and Labrador decided the adults in a three-way relationship would be named as parents of the child born within their partnership.
Jun 11, 2018
“I don’t see how making it public furthers any objective unless we think that by publicizing this list we will scare criminals into not buying shares of these business because, heaven forbid, they are afraid of their names being out there,” Matt Maurer, a Toronto lawyer with a background in cannabis told The Ottawa Citizen.
Jun 09, 2018
The cannabis industry is alarmed by an amendment in Canada’s proposed marijuana law that would require companies to make public the identities of shareholders.
Jun 04, 2018
Right now every industry in Canada is asking itself the same question — how can we re-formulate our products to somehow include cannabis?
May 30, 2018
While it addresses outdated language, it misses out on catching up on provincial changes to legislation (and even just informal ones) that have long been made in courts across Canada.
May 29, 2018
Matt Maurer was interviewed on Global News radio on May 29, 2018 on the topic of cannabis legalization and crossing to the U.S. border if you've smoked in the past.
May 24, 2018
The Committees of Adjustment and similar consent authorities are responsible across Ontario for administering portions of the Planning Act including the granting of consents for severances and minor variances from zoning bylaws.
May 23, 2018
Lorne Wolfson, a Toronto lawyer, mediator and arbitrator, and head of the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario, praised the family-law bill, but said the government could have gone further by requiring that alternatives to courtroom litigation be tried first.
May 22, 2018
So many women are speaking out about sexual assault by resort employees in numerous countries, Trip Advisor announced last fall that it would flag hotels where assaults have been reported.