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  • 34th Annual Joint Insurance Seminar

    Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Live Streamed

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  • Corporate Commercial Law Seminar

    Thursday, October 8th, 2020
    9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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  • Family Law Seminar

    Thursday, October 29th, 2020
    1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
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  • Emerging Issues in Real Estate Seminar

    Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Live Zoom Webinar

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  • Employment Law Seminar

    Thursday, November 12th, 2020
    2:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    Live Zoom Webinar

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  • Hamilton Law Association Operations re. COVID-19 and Related Notices to the Profession

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Recently Published Decisions

June 2020 - July 2020


Civil

Anthony Falasca et al. v. Paul Mazza et al., 2020 ONSC 4209
Justice Arrell
aka — partial indemnity — costs — motion — improvident

Thomson v. Watson, 2020 ONSC 4409
Justice Whitten
tort — comity — benefits — historic tradeoff — jurisdiction


Criminal

R. v. Benson, 2020 ONSC 3568   

Justice Goodman
pandemic — detention — bail — release — material change

R. v. K.R., 2020 ONSC 3040   
Justice Sweeny
degree murder — computer — search — skull — planned

R. v. A.K., 2020 ONSC 3867   
Justice Whitten
sureties — pandemic — jurist — girlfriend — gang rape


Family

G.J. v. B.-L.S., 2020 ONSC 3115   
Justice Bale
child — access — paternal aunt — father — care

Brazeau v. Lejambe, 2020 ONSC 3117 
Justice Bale
children — father — make-up time — long-term care facility — timesharing

Kisten v. Kosewski, 2020 ONSC 3380   
Justice Bale
costs — bad faith — behaviour — urgent motion — settlement

Newsham v. Francois, 2020 ONSC 4014   
Justice Chappel
child — time-sharing — pandemic — virus — custody

CAS v. E.R. and M.B.B., 2020 ONSC 4176
Justice Pazaratz
child — parents — pandemic — unaccepting — cared

CCAS v. I.B. et al., 2020 ONSC 3220   
Justice Pazaratz
summary judgment motion — pandemic — materials — sittings — proceed

Dhaliwal v. Dhaliwal, 2020 ONSC 3971   
Justice Pazaratz
matrimonial home — pandemic — children — mortgage — properties

Parry v. Parry, 2020 ONSC 3437   
Justice Sheard
bad faith — costs — equalization — post-separation increase — offer