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Adam Black on children living at home longer and the effects this is having on some child support decisions

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post Following a couple’s separation, there is no greater certainty than a parent’s obligation to support their children. But what happens if, ...
Nov 21, 2019
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PIPEDA mandatory breach notification provisions turn one

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column How times passes when you’re having fun. The provisions of Canada’s federal private sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electr...
Nov 11, 2019
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Adam Black on why conflict doesn't always end with a court order for separating couples in his latest column in the National Post

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post Parenting issues can be the most arduous and protracted component of the complex matrix of issues that must be resolved when a couple separates. For s...
Oct 23, 2019
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Ethical Open Source: Is the world ready?

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Given its incredible popularity in the marketplace, there is no question that many software developers (and their respective companies) today see grea...
Oct 15, 2019
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Why your seemingly perfect separation agreement may not be written in stone

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post In most cases, separated spouses resolve the issues arising from their separation by way of a written agreement between them. While it is hoped that t...
Sep 24, 2019
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New legislative changes to federal support enforcement laws

Justyna A. Waxman Lawyer's Daily Through their enforcement efforts, federal, provincial and territorial governments disburse about $2 billion annually to Canadian families to satisfy ...
Sep 18, 2019
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California now has toughest law in U.S. for the collection of personal information

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column If you work at a company that engages in cross-border transactions involving consumers, including in California, brace yourself – some additiona...
Sep 16, 2019
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Why you should plan for a breakup before your marriage breaks down

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post Planning for the breakdown of a marriage while the relationship is intact can be difficult and emotionally charged. However, the failure to plan for t...
Aug 27, 2019
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Tenant Lease Considerations for Cannabis Retail Stores

Kenneth Beallor The Ontario Government has moved to the next phase of its plan to license cannabis retail stores within the province with the most recent lottery addi...
Aug 23, 2019
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What is ‘table’ child support and why is it so hard to get it reduced?

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to the National Post Separated spouses who pay child support are often surprised by the short shrift family lawyers give them when they ask why there is such strict adhere...
Aug 14, 2019
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Consent can’t be ‘frozen in time’ even if embryos can be, appeals court finds

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post Today’s modern family is a fascinating, complex and changing construct. As the way we form and grow a family evolves, the law must recognize and...
Jul 31, 2019
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Joint tenants or tenants in common? Don't leave it to the courts and your heirs to sort out

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to the National Post Lawyers often say that estate litigation is like “family law with dead people” because, in both disciplines, emotions tend to run high. A ...
Jul 17, 2019
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A Fine Mess: the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office's proposed GDPR fines

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column The calm of the lazy, hazy July summer was recently shattered by two announcements from the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office that sent a s...
Jul 15, 2019
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If you win the lottery, your ex might hit the jackpot, too

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post For many family law lawyers, a cocktail party can become a hotbed for questions rooted in “what if” and “I’m asking for a frie...
Jul 4, 2019
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Tech competence should be required

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Magazine — IT Girl Column With data breaches making news almost daily, I was not surprised by a recent survey by Robert Half Legal that found that 87 per cent of 150 full-time ...
Jul 3, 2019
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Family fight over farm puts question of 'undue influence' under the microscope

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to the National Post Wills and contracts can be challenged in a myriad of circumstances, including if there was fraud, duress or undue influence. Recently, a Saskatchewan ...
Jun 18, 2019
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Combatting cyber threats: CSE releases new baseline cybersecurity controls

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column On April 5, 2019, the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security released the Baseline Cyber Security Controls for Small and Medium Organizations intended to ...
Jun 17, 2019
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Does corporate successor liability apply in Canada?

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily Few doctrines at common law evoke more trepidation for the buyers in an asset purchase agreement than the doctrine of corporate successor liability. ...
Jun 17, 2019
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Father finds out the hard way that bad faith can cost you big time in court

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post In this case, bad faith resulted in a father not only losing custody of his daughter, but having to pay the mother $420,000.
Jun 4, 2019
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Family law arbitration has advantages, but it's no guarantee you'll stay out of court

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to the National Post Many see arbitration as a faster, more efficient way to resolve disputes, but there is reason to be cautious.
Jun 3, 2019
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Federal Court makes clear: Website scraping is illegal

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column As a general rule, we all know it is not a good idea to scrape content from a website, yet some companies persist in this behaviour contrary to law an...
May 13, 2019
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If you rack up debt after separation, don't expect your former spouse to pay for it

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post Sharing the assets and liabilities a couple acquired during a marriage is a standard part of any separation. But in some jurisdictions in Canada, chan...
May 8, 2019
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The many lessons of the Equifax data breach

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column In a sweeping and detailed report of findings in the Equifax decision released on April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, sev...
Apr 15, 2019
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Your ex gets a raise after you divorce? You might be in line for tens of thousands more

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post One of the most controversial, difficult and most-litigated issues in family law across Canada is the extent to which a payer of spousal support will ...
Apr 11, 2019
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