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Family Law Reform (hopefully…)

Family Law Reform (hopefully…)

Family law is difficult.  It is difficult on the couple, difficult on the children, difficult for the lawyers, and it is difficult for the system. Family dissolutions are incredible personal, painful, and emotional.  The court process exposes all of that for the entire world to […]

Over-Lawyering: What Does it Mean to You?

Over-Lawyering: What Does it Mean to You?

Over-Lawyering You hire a lawyer to assist you in the purchase of a home, business or managing an estate.  When you meet the lawyer, he or she goes over details that after awhile put you to sleep. You wonder how important these might actually be. […]

Lawyers are Losing Their Authority

Lawyers are Losing Their Authority

Lawyers are losing their authority, but that’s a good thing. I used to be in sales. Despite the lack of status, I managed to pay the bills and provide for my family.  In those days, when I communicated in person or by phone with company representatives […]

Getting a Straight Answer From Your Lawyer

Getting a Straight Answer From Your Lawyer

Getting a Straight Answer From Your Lawyer can be so Difficult! Why? Complex legalese can often be to blame.  The most common complaint consumers have about lawyers is about communication.  Every law society in Canada cautions its members about the dangers of poor and infrequent […]

Making Law Accessible

Making Law Accessible

Making Law Accessible Q: How many lawyer jokes are there? A: Only three. The rest are true stories. You can find lawyer jokes everywhere.  They have their own category.  Everyone’s heard at least one of them.  There is even a website dedicated to the genre […]