Joint-tenants-v-tennants-in-common

Homeownership is promising as there are many avenues available in Real Estate. In Ontario, concurrent ownership is typically divided into two categories: joint tenancy and tenants in common. In a joint tenancy, the partners own the whole property in equal shares, while tenants in common each have a definite share in the property. When deciding…

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Those in healthy, long-term, romantic relationships may find the differences between common-law partnerships and legal marriages insignificant. While there are many similarities between legally recognized marriages and common-law partnerships, the differences can become very important upon the break-down of a relationship. Therefore, from time to time, instances arise whereby each type of relationship can benefit…

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Commencing lawsuit

If you want to start a lawsuit, it’s a good idea to retain a lawyer to assist you with the process. The first step is typically drafting and filing either a Statement of Claim or a Plaintiff’s Claim. A Plaintiff’s Claim commences proceedings in small claims court, and can be filed if the claimant is…

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Time Limits to Sue in Ontario

Deciding whether to sue someone is a big decision.  Not only is litigation an expensive, time-consuming process, but it can also damage important relationships. It often takes time to decide whether it is really worth it to sue another person or entity. But how much time do you actually have to decide whether to sue…

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Private Mortgage

Investing in the real estate industry is becoming increasingly popular.  With a proper foundation and knowledge, investing in real estate can be highly lucrative for anyone that has done it correctly. However, this is information that you were most likely already aware of. Particularly interesting instead is what are private mortgages/ lending and how you…

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