Can You Sue An Employee For Damages Related To A Hit And Run Accident?

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When you hire employees, you expect them to act in your best interests when they are on the clock. Unfortunately, employees sometimes make mistakes that can result in financial and reputational losses to your business, and this includes being involved in hit and run accidents on company time. In some situations, though, you may be able to sue the employee to recover those damages. Here's more information about this course of action.

23 April 2015

Registering Your Nova Scotia Vehicle With Custom Modifications: What's Allowed And What's Not

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If you're in the process of completing custom modifications to your vehicle, there's plenty you can do to make it truly "yours."  Mods can be a fun way to ensure that your vehicle grabs attention and is comfortable to drive. Before you move forward with customization, it's important to understand whether your idea is permissible under Nova Scotia law. While the Registry of Motor Vehicles accepts many different modifications, certain changes will disqualify you from approval to drive on the road.

6 April 2015

How Much Of Your Property Is Really Yours?

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Owning a piece of property seems simple enough. You buy a piece of property, and that land belongs to you. You can build on it or dig down into it or do anything you want with it, right? Actually, that might or might not be true depending on what type of rights you have on the property. Here are some examples of rights you might not have thought about.  Air Space Rights

10 March 2015

Get What You Deserve from the Divorce: How to Look for Hidden Assets

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Going through a divorce is hard. On top of having to stay mentally clear and stable, it is important to also look out for your own best interest. Many spouses have hidden assets that are undeclared. As a result, the amount of assets that are to be separated and divided between both spouses will be skewed in favor of the one who is being financially unfaithful. If you believe that your spouse is dishonest about the amount of assets that he or she has tucked away for a rainy day, consult with a divorce lawyer to determine what techniques can be implemented to look for these assets.

15 January 2015

Succession Planning: What It Is And Why It Is So Important

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After spending the last 40 years building your family business into a million dollar company, it may finally be time for you to retire and move on. Planning for this day is not something you can do overnight though; you should begin thinking about this years in advance. This is called succession planning, and you may want to hire a lawyer to help you handle this properly because there are a lot of things you will need to think of.

18 December 2014

Tips For Representing Yourself In A Criminal Trial

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A well-known proverb states that a person who represents his- or herself in court has a fool for a client. Unfortunately, Canada doesn't have a true public defender system. If you're unable to afford a criminal defense attorney and do not qualify for legal aid, then you may be left with no other option except to represent yourself. Here is some information that may help you get through the proceedings.

3 December 2014

4 Tips To Help You Win A Child Custody Battle

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Child custody battles are always stressful, and it is easy to let emotions run high and cloud your judgment. If you want the best outcome for your child, it is important to have a plan before you go to court. There are a few specific steps you can take that can help to show the judge that you should have custody of your child. Here are a few tips to help you win a child custody battle.

2 December 2014