Chown Cairns Legal Advice Blog

Distracted Driving Ontario: What you should know

Do I need a new will if I’m getting married?

Should you use your realtor’s real estate lawyer referral?

How to choose the right Niagara real estate lawyer

Common legal mistakes to avoid when selling your home

What is a trademark and why should I trademark?

Should I plead guilty?

What to expect on closing day of real estate purchases

Your options if you’ve been denied long-term disability claims

Answers to common employment law questions

Why every parent needs a Will

Alternative dispute resolution and commercial agreements

Can I avoid a criminal record?

When does a business need a shareholder agreement?

Understanding conditional offers when purchasing a home

The steps for divorce in Ontario

How to plan to minimize estate planning taxes

Protecting Your Business From Litigation, Are You Under-Insured?

Mandatory Mediation in Civil Litigation Cases

How A Criminal Record Will Affect You in Ontario

Inclement Weather and Employer Obligations in Ontario

The Issues With Standard Clauses and Commercial Contracts

Legal Considerations for First-Time Landlords

What is a Tort Claim and How Do I Pursue a Tort Claim

What happens to our property if my spouse passes away?

Understanding the most common types of commercial litigation

Understanding defamation - libel or slander

Employers responsibility: workplace sexual harassment

What you need to know about buying a business in Ontario

How bail works in Ontario

The importance of using a lawyer to buy a custom built home

Time restrictions for your right to sue for a motor vehicle accident

What is a power of attorney for personal care?

How can a business go bankrupt?

What happens in a civil trial?

What happens at a sentencing hearing in Ontario?

Considerations to make before signing a commercial lease

Tips for negotiating a real estate purchase agreement

Your duties as the executor of a will

Types of Personal Injury Claims

How do I know if my severance is fair?

How and when can I start a lawsuit?

How are child table support payments determined in Ontario?

How to ensure your hiring documents are drafted properly

These are your rights if you are arrested or detained in Ontario

How can I ensure my business contracts are legally binding?

How to properly prepare closing documents in a real estate transaction

How are damages assessed in a personal injury case?

How to reduce your estate costs

What issues in a contract frequently give rise to dispute?

Do I Need A Lawyer To Handle My DUI Case?

These are the options if you are wrongfully dismissed

How much will it cost to make a claim in Ontario

How to get the personal injury compensation you’re entitled to

What you need to know about property equalization when you separate

How to know what contracts your business will need

How to mitigate risk when buying a home

This is what to think about when you’re making a will

What are my alternatives to starting a lawsuit?

How to minimize your risks as an employer

You were wrongfully fired in Ontario. Now what?

You’ve Been Charged With a Criminal Offense. Now What?

Should My Business Be a Corporation, Partnership or Sole Proprietorship?

The top 5 reasons you need a lawyer to sell your home

Here's why you need a will

Why you shouldn't represent yourself in a Family Court proceeding

Here’s what to do after a workplace injury

The process of litigation in Ontario Small Claims Court

Employers: This is when you’ll need an employment lawyer

When employees should hire an employment lawyer

This is when you need to hire a criminal lawyer

When and why you need to hire a business lawyer

Here’s why you need a real estate lawyer

When to hire a personal injury lawyer

The estate planning questions you will be asked by your lawyer

What to expect from your first meeting with a Family Law Lawyer

How to prepare to meet with your Niagara commercial litigation lawyer

How to prepare to meet with your Niagara civil litigation lawyer

How to prepare to meet with your St. Catharines employment lawyer

How to prepare to meet with your St. Catharines criminal lawyer

How to prepare to meet with your Niagara business lawyer

How to prepare to meet with a Niagara real estate lawyer

How to prepare to meet with a St. Catharines personal injury lawyer

How to prepare to meet with a Niagara Estate lawyer

How to prepare to meet with a St. Catharines Family Law lawyer