Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday September 14, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.

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The amount of child support payable by a non-custodial parent is strictly governed by the Child Support Guidelines

The Guideline tables establish basic child support obligations and are based solely on the payor’s income, number of children, and province of residence.

– Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Wise Law Blog: 140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of September 12, 2016

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Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday September 7, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.

Under Ontario’s Human Rights Code, where discrimination or harassment has been proven the Tribunal can award significant remedies to employees.  

A Human Rights Tribunal has power to order reinstatement of employment, restitution, monetary compensation for wage loss, and damages for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect.

– Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Wise Law Blog: 140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of September 6, 2016

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Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday September 2, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.

Under Ontario’s court rules, parties to all lawsuits commenced in Toronto, Ottawa and Windsor are required to attend at mandatory mediation to attempt to achieve settlement. Approximately 45% of cases settle at mediation.

If all parties agree, mediation may also be conducted in lawsuits commenced outside Toronto, Ottawa and Windsor, but mediation is not mandatory outside these three jurisdictions.

– Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Wise Law Blog: 140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of August 29, 2016

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Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday August 26, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.

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Ontario’s probate fees are $250 for the first $50,000 of an estate’s value and $15 for each additional $1,000. These fees are properly referred to as Estate Administration Taxes.

These taxes must be paid at the court when an Application is filed for the appointment of an Estate Trustee to administer an estate.

– Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday August 25, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.

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Ontario’s Small Claims Courts have jurisdiction to award damages of up to $25,000 in lawsuits brought before the Court. 

In 2012-13, almost 43% of all new civil proceedings in Ontario were commenced in the Province’s Small Claims Courts.

– Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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