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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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What is a “Living Will”?

The term “living will” is commonly used to describe a document recording instructions regarding treatment. For example, it is common for people to write a “living will” stating that they do not want to be kept alive on artificial life support if there is no chance of medical recovery. A living will and a Power […]

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Taxed for Air… coming to Ontario?

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The death of fax

Lawyers have been one of the last holdouts using fax machines. Part of that was simply the Rules of Civil Procedure, which made very specific provision for service by fax, and a fax confirmation sheet was good enough for the court that something had indeed been sent. Service by email, however, used to require a […]

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Camberwell House has updated its Retainer Terms

Camberwell House has updated its Retainer Terms: Provisions regarding process servers and file numbers have been added. The right to change the Retainer Terms without client consent has been added. Only Retainer Contracts require client consent in writing. Note: These Retainer Terms were updated again in January of 2021.

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