Renting in Ontario: What Every Pet Owner Needs to Know

January 24th, 2017

By: Daniel Frank There is a lot of confusion when it comes to renting property in Ontario with pets. Many Ontarians believe it is illegal for landlords to discriminate against pet owners and that landlords cannot reject potential tenants for their pets. This is incorrect. Landlords have the right to reject tenants if they suspect […]

Do I Have to Pay Half of My Child’s Dental Bill on To …

January 17th, 2017

Do I Have to Pay Half of My Child’s Dental Bill on Top of Child Support – Even Though my Ex Has Benefits? Separated Parents do have to share some expenses for their children on top of base child support. Section 7 of the Child Support Guidelines sets out what expenses parents have to pay […]

Proving Pain at Trial

January 10th, 2017

In personal injury litigation, proving the fault of the other party is only half the battle;  proving the injury and damages caused by an event can often be more difficult.  Frequently personal injury lawyers are in the position of needing to convince a judge and a 6 person jury that the injured client in front […]

Uncovered: Why Some Male Teens Have Started Growing Bre …

December 16th, 2016

By: Daniel Frank If your son was prescribed medication with a 3.8% chance of causing him to grow large breasts, would you let him take it? Canadian and American courts will have to grapple with this question as class action law suits have erupted over the use of the drug Risperdal. Risperidone, sold under the […]

Federal Court of Appeal: Employers must appoint a “co …

November 7th, 2016

The Federal Court of Appeal recently decided that employers must appoint an unbiased “competent person” to investigate complaints of workplace violence when the complaints cannot be resolved directly with the employee. The exception is when it is plain and obvious that the complaint falls outside the scope of the definition of workplace violence. As an […]

Day in the Life of an Articling Student at DSF

March 2nd, 2016

By Ivan Merrow The iPhone chimed at 6:25 a.m. on a January morning. Five months at Devry Smith Frank LLP (“DSF”) as an articling student had already come and gone. I felt like I knew five times as much as I did after writing the Bar. I hoped that exponential growth would continue. There was […]

Paramedics, Police Officers, Firefighters and Other Fir …

February 3rd, 2016

Every day in Ontario, paramedics, police officers, firefighters and other first responders answer to thousands of calls for assistance. They bravely go into situations that most people would flee from. In doing this, first responders provide often-lifesaving assistance to people who—mostly unexpectedly—find themselves in need. The demands, environment, and conditions of their jobs lead to […]

Child Support and Child Support Guidelines In Ontario

July 16th, 2015

Child Support and Child Support Guidelines In Ontario Child Support and Child Support Guidelines In Ontario In this video, John provides some information on child support and child support guidelines in Ontario during his interview at the Real Estate 101 Show.. John Schuman is the head of family law team at Devry Smith Frank LLP […]

Personal Injury Form for Jennifer M. Hetherington

November 10th, 2014

HAVE YOU BEEN INJURED? CALL OR EMAIL TODAY jennifer.hetherington@devrylaw.ca|416-446-5838 For a Free Consultation Please Submit the Following Form: * Required Fields * Name: * Address: * City: * Phone: * Email: Area of Interest   Slip and FallMotor Vehicle AccidentAccident BenifitsParaplegic InjuryBrain Injury Date of Accident: Your Story: Personal Injury Form for Jennifer M. Hetherington […]

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