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November 2016 Archives

Land Transfer Tax Rebate Doubles - "Small Change" For First-Time Buyers

In its fall economic statement issued on Monday, the Liberal government announced that starting January 1, 2017, first-time homebuyers in Ontario will see a 100% increase in the maximum rebate on the province's land transfer tax - up to $4,000 on house and condo purchases.

Grandparent Rights Bill Receives Second Reading....Again

A private member's bill aimed at bolstering grandparents' rights is slowly making its way through the echelons of the provincial legislature - and lobbyists are hoping that this time will be the last. Six versions of the bill made it as far in years past but failed to become law in Ontario.

Marriage Or Cohabitation Agreements – When They Might Be A Wise Idea

Go back even a quarter century. That’s when marriage agreements (aka “prenups”) were typically perceived as exotic, complex legal documents used only by the rich and famous. Nowadays, they’re not. More and more prudent couples are discovering the benefits of these legally-binding family law instruments. Same goes for common-law couples, especially in Ontario where cohabiting spouses enjoy fewer legal protections than their married counterparts in key areas such as property division.

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  • Ross Firm Golf Tourney In Support of Huron Women’s Shelter a Swinging Success

    On behalf of the Huron Women’s Shelter and The Ross Firm P.C., we say “THANK YOU” to our many Sponsors and Donators for their outpouring of generosity and support for the annual Take a Swing Against Violence Golf Tournament held at Goderich Sunset Golf Club.

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  • Who needs a Will? You do!

    Our guests can explain why. Are you single and renting? A new Family? Or Homeowner? Enjoying your Golden Years? We all need a Will and our guest speakers will show you the why and the way.

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  • Take a Swing Against Violence

    On June 21, 2017, the Huron Women’s Shelter Second Stage Housing and Counselling Services, Board of Directors and The Ross Firm will be hosting the Taking a Swing Against Violence golf tournament at the Goderich Sunset Golf Course.

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  • Rocco & Vinnie do Advertising

    For your viewing pleasure our latest installment of Rocco & Vinnie Law Videos. This one plumbs the depths of the recent review of the Advertising Rules. Part cautionary tale, part musical, all Rocco & Vinnie.

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