There are numerous cases involving financial abuse of the vulnerable by children, relatives, and friends. Now the Quebec government is tackling institutional abuse.
Articles written by: Joyce Blond Frank
Winter is upon us and it can be easy to fall down. We may blame someone else for the condition of their property but sometimes it is our own fault for not wearing appropriate footwear or not looking where we are going. In other words there may be contributory negligence […]
The landlord provides the premises and we, the tenant, pay the rent. It seems simple but it isn’t always so.
There has been much talk recently about the new law on advance directives for end of life treatment and doctor-assisted suicide.
As a retired lawyer, I am frequently asked general questions, especially about the relationship between attorney and client. Here are some of those questions and my answers. How do I find an attorney to represent me? One way is to ask friends and relatives if they know someone or have been […]
What happens when we become incapable of providing consent?
The interactions between the members of the “mothers group” and children can be simple or complicated, friendly or acrimonious, close or estranged.
Whether we walk, drive or cycle, common sense requires that we exercise prudence and that we yield our right of way so as to protect the most vulnerable and minimize damage.
If you are one of those putting your house on the market, here are some things to think about.