December 2016 Archives

The Matrimonial Home – Who Stays, Who Leaves, Who Owns?

Depending on whether a couple is married or living common-law, Ontario’s laws governing the fate of a habitual residence are very different. When cohabiting spouses separate, the party listed on a home’s title deed or lease agreement can swiftly boot out the other – no automatic right to stay, no right to share the value. For married couples, the situation plays out more favourably.

Selling A Grow-Op Home - Real Estate's Latest Disclosure Conundrum

If the Liberal government has its way, Canada will legalize marijuana and the effects could be far-reaching. Even now, the issue's tentacles are already extending into the real estate market as sellers grapple with legal and ethical issues over disclosure.

Equal Rights For Parents - New Laws Effective January 1st

If Sam Oosterhoff had been in the legislature on Tuesday, he'd probably have opposed. But the province's youngest and newest MPP wasn't sworn in until the following day, and now, Ontario's All Families Are Equal Act, 2016 is a done deal.

Ontario’s New Children’s Lawyer – A Legal Voice For Kids

We don’t often think of children needing a lawyer, but Ontario is one of three provinces in Canada to recognize that sometimes, kids can definitely use a helping legal hand. Starting this week, Marian Jacko takes up her new post as Ontario’s next Children’s Lawyer.

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  • Quinn Ross Takes Office As President Of The Ontario Bar Association

    The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce Quinn Ross as the 83rd President of the OBA.

    Ross, Managing Partner of The Ross Firm, with offices in Goderich, Kincardine and Stratford, has been an active member in senior roles on the OBA board since 2012.

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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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