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Parties were in relationship for eight years, but nature of relationship was at issue. Evidence was clear that parties dated for long time, but they never established common-law relationship.

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Trial judge upheld validity of codicil holding that burden of proving due execution of codicil was satisfied.

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In action for annulment on ground of non-consummation, defendant could be deemed incompetent when refusing to submit to medical treatment or examination if non-consummation was established to court's satisfaction

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Fresh evidence disclosed that children continued to be very high needs for special services, monitoring and other forms of intervention; due diligence requirement for admission of fresh evidence was diminished here because evidence focused on ongoing nature of children's needs and behavioural challenges, as well as parents' ability to meet those needs

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A right of survivorship is inherent in the creation of a joint tenancy.

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Moses v. Stephens (2019), 2019 CarswellOnt 9717, 2019 ONCJ 412 (Ont. C.J.)

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Onus of establishing reasonable apprehension of bias was not discharged. Questions posed by court were straightforward and routine. Reasonable person would understand there was distinction between voir dire decision and final decision.

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WestlawNext Canada introduces new collection to help lawyers build winning litigation strategies quickly and efficiently

Thomson Reuters has launched Causes of Action, Defences and Remedies in Canada, a new collection of more than 80 custom articles on WestlawNext® Canada written exclusively for Thomson Reuters by Ted Tjaden, a highly respected Canadian research and knowledge management lawyer.

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This excerpt from the updated Parliament and Legislature title examines Canadian law with regards to the dissolution of Parliament

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A Measured Approach to Building Business

Do you know how efficient your practice is? Here’s why you need to find out—and how. Lawyers who lead their own law firms face a confusing and circular challenge: The practice of law is how you make a living.

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How Happy are Your Clients?

Client satisfaction is something you can -- and should – measure to help you grow your business. How does your firm measure success? Perhaps more importantly: Is your firm measuring success?

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Question of whether relationship between parties was marriage-like required multi-faceted inquiry

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