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Types of Court Reporters

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During any court session, a record needs to be made and this is done by court reporters. While most people are familiar with the image of a woman pecking away at a stenograph machine in the courtroom, very few realize just what a court reporter does or that there are actually several different types of court reporters.

Influential Canadian Judge goes Online to Democratize the Law

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April 22, 2009

Influential Canadian Judge Goes Online to Democratize Family Law

    VICTORIA —  April 22, 2009 —  Justice Brownstone, from the Ontario Court of Justice and author of Tug of War, has joined the online legal forum on to provide free information on family law.
    “By joining the discussion, Justice Brownstone has proven to be a leader in the expanding new world of democratized law; and demonstrates his commitment to families across the country having equal access to the law,” says Nancy Kinney, President of democratizes the law by providing a free exchange of legal resources in a fully moderated, social networking community that links practising lawyers with the public.

Tug of War: A Judge’s Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles, and the Bitter Realities of Family Court

SCC Decision: November 20, 2008

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St. Lawrence Cement Inc. v. Barrette, 2008 SCC 64
Click here to link to the full judgment. 
(Property / Civil law)

Cottages: Merriment, Death and Taxes

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Written by: Nicole Ewing, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B. 
Cottage season is mercifully just around the corner now. But as your clients will inevitably discover, owning a cottage is not all bonfires and frolics in the lake. It also requires thoughtful planning to avoid future anxiety and disappointment. This brief article lists some issues that should be considered now to protect your clients and their families in the future.    

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