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This Blog is made available by Camberwell House for informational, discussion and educational purposes only. The blog is NOT to provide specific legal advice and does not do so. By using this blog site you understand that there is no attorney client relationship between you and Camberwell House. The Blog/Web Site should not be used […]

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Standard Charge Terms 200033

Land Registration Reform Act SET OF STANDARD CHARGE TERMS (Electronic Filing) Filing Date:     November 3 2000 Filed by   Dye & Durham Co. Inc.     Filing number: 200033 The following Set of Standard Charge Terms shall be applicable to documents registered in electronic format under Part III of the Land Registration Reform Act R.S.O. 7990, c L4 […]

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Christmas / New Year

Office closed – Dec.24, 2021 – Jan.2, 2022 Please be advised that Camberwell House will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Friday, December 24, 2021 to Sunday, January 2, 2022. The office will re-open for normal business on Monday, January 2, 2020. If you need to deliver a package or have an emergency, please […]

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Municipality not responsible for providing inaccurate information

Daniel Waldman of Pallett Valo draws our attention to a case that should be very worrying for anybody who needs accurate information from a municipality: Charlesfort Developments Limited v. Ottawa (City). The Court of Appeal held that that the city of Ottawa owed the developer Charlesfort no duty of care in a rezoning application. More […]

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You don’t have to be Holding to be Using: distracted driving

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has come out with a very harsh and expansive view of what constitutes “use” of a device in a car which leads to a distracted driving charge. Daniel Standing, an editor at First Reference gives us an excellent summary. A driver “as operating his vehicle with his phone plugged […]

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Camberwell House has discontinued its fax number

As has been detailed in previous blog posts… The death of fax (December 28, 2020)The coup de grâce for faxes (March 20, 2021)Coup de grâce to the coup de grâce (June 11, 2021) …faxes are no longer a part of the Rules of Civil Procedure, and are no longer a valid form of legal service. […]

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One reason for becoming a lawyer

“Picture this. 1787. It’s Salisbury, North Carolina. You’re twenty years old, you’re bored, and you’re a little bit of a sh**head teenager. You have a little inheritance from your grandpa who just died, so what do you do? Become a lawyer of course… What, like it’s hard or something? I mean there’s only eight laws […]

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Coup de grâce to the coup de grâce

In March of this year this blog had an entry called “The coup de grâce for faxes“, which talked about the end of faxes for almost all purposes under the Rules of Civil Procedure. In it I said this: The only thing left (according the the Rules) was the possibility that Confirmation Forms could be […]

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If you think “rent” and “buy” mean different things …

… Apple thinks that you are not a reasonable person. In fact, Apple takes the position — in court, no less — that no reasonable person would think that. “Apple sued for terminating account with $25,000 worth of apps and videos” “Lawsuits claim people don’t truly own content they purchase on digital platforms.”

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What is a “power of attorney”?

A Power of Attorney is a legal document in which you give someone you trust (called your “attorney”, but not meaning “lawyer”) the right to make decisions for you. The document can be for when you are perfectly healthy (for example, a Power of Attorney for Property authorizing your brother to handle the sale of […]

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What is a “Power of Attorney for Personal Care”?

A “Power of Attorney for Personal Care” is a power of attorney that provides the person (the “attorney”) you designate with the authority to attend to personal matters such as housing, health care, medical treatment and even issues of life and death in the event that you are not capable of attending to those matters […]

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