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Archive for November, 2016

Recent Constitutional Decisions and Their Localized Effect on Access to Justice

Jeff Beleskey Barrie employment and personal injury LawyerThe fact that access to justice is a problem is abundantly apparent to anyone involved in the legal system, be it judges or lawyers, plaintiffs or defendants or even common observers. Courts, Law Societies, Bar Associations and special interest groups among others are all trying to improve access to justice. Unfortunately, it is not a problem easily remedied.

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Jeff joined our firm in 2010 after practicing insurance litigation in Toronto, Ontario. He handles a large variety of litigation files, including product liability, environmental liability, professional negligence, personal injury, construction litigation, wrongful dismissal and employment law. Jeff approaches litigation in a practical and straightforward manner, which has earned him the respect of both clients and colleagues.

Joint Accounts: Are They Helpful in Estate Planning?

Corey Wall Barrie LawyerSince starting to build my estate related practice, one of the common questions I get asked is how to organize assets to avoid probate fees or estate tax. The question has often come from the adult children of a parent that are wondering if mom or dad are being smart in their estate planning, as it is often these same children and their siblings that are the beneficiaries of their parent’s estate.

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Corey’s practice includes motor vehicle litigation (tort & accident benefits), construction/property claims, occupiers’ liability, subrogation, environmental litigation, personal injury, and coverage opinions/litigation. Corey has represented clients at trial and handled matters before the Ontario Court of Appeal.