child custody in Ontario

During a divorce or separation, there are a lot of decisions and compromises to be made. However, one of the most challenging decisions is that concerning child custody. This involves deciding who lives with the child, who gets full custody and what happens if the parents don’t agree, among more concerns. In this article, we…

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The temporary resident to permanent resident pathway

What is the Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway? The temporary resident to the permanent resident pathway is a limited-time pathway to permanent residency. It is offered to certain temporary residents who are currently working in Canada and their families who possess the skills and experience Canada needs to fight the pandemic and accelerate economic…

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All about becoming Franchisor or Franchisee

Starting a new business is not a decision you make overnight. Weighing the pros and cons of business is an endeavour that you will research exhaustively and have countless conversations and questions about. Franchising is seen by many as a simple way to go into business for the first time. In a franchise business, the…

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Getting a Divorce

These days, it might seem like your wedding and the beginning of your marriage journey were part of another life. In the years since that joyful event, you now feel like this marriage is no longer serving you. You need room to breathe. It’s time to explore alternatives to your marriage. Unfortunately, divorce is a sobering reality for between 30%…

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Work Permit

Not everyone is looking to immigrate to Canada; however, instances do arise whereby a dream job or irresistible offer is too good to pass on. You may be reading this article attempting to decipher which documents are required. Do you require assistance from our experienced Immigration Lawyers at Minhas Lawyers LLP? What is a Work…

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Ontario Probate Fee and Estate Administration Tax

The Estate Administration Tax or Probate fee is charged on the value of the estate of a deceased person if an estate certificate is applied for and is issued. The Probate fee is paid by the individual or individuals who apply for estate trustee certificate with or without a will. This tax or probate is…

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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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