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CANLAW GUIDE TO CANADIAN LAW

RELIABLE ANSWERS TO YOUR LEGAL QUESTIONS

ABOUT YOUR LEGAL MATTERS.

What you should know about how the law affects your issues and rights

PLAIN ENGLISH ANSWERS SO YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT YOUR LAWYER IS SAYING TO YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR LEGAL MATTER. Find out how Canadian Law affects
PLAIN ENGLISH ANSWERS SO YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT YOUR LAWYER IS SAYING TO YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR LEGAL MATTER. Find out how Canadian Law affects

PLAIN ENGLISH ANSWERS SO YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT YOUR LAWYER IS TELLING YOU

ABOUT YOUR LEGAL MATTER.

Find out how Canadian Law affects you, your legal matters and your legal rights. Provides straight forward reliable answers your legal questions.  This is not legal advice, It is legal information.

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Administrative  Law

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Dispute with some government dept?

What is Administrative Law?

Administrative tribunals such as labour boards, arbitration boards, human rights commissions, pension commissions, commissions of inquiry and professional regulatory bodies are the main forum for citizens and organizations to seek justice and vindicate their rights.

Advertising and Marketing Law

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Misleading Advertising and Labeling Know your rights.

 

Ask an Advertising Lawyer to review your advertising, marketing, web site, commercials,  packaging, copy, brand clearance, trade mark, and copyright to be sure your are in full compliance with the law. Advertising or Marketing lawyer referral service.

 

Criminal and civil remedies prohibits false advertising claims or misleading representations and deceptive marketing practices.

 

It also prohibits misleading warranties and guarantees, untrue testimonials, bait and switch selling, double ticketing and the sale of a product above its advertised price. CanLaw will refer you to the right lawyer.

Human Rights  Law

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Human Rights are the basic rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled. The right to life and liberty, civil, political rights, freedom of thought, freedom of speech/expression, equality before the law, social, cultural. economic  rights, the right to education, a right to food, and a right to work.

If you think your human rights have been violated or are facing any kind of discrimination or harassment have CanLaw's Lawyer Referral Service find a human rights lawyer for you, at no charge today.

Immigration Law

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Making a refugee, immigration,

citizenship claim?

WARNING There are many "immigration consultants" who will steal you money and do nothing for your case. Be sure any immigration consultant is licenced in Canada.

 

 An Immigration lawyer can help you apply to visit, study, work or immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship, a permanent resident card or refugee protection.

 

Canada needs a flood of immigrants.  Immigration and citizenship matters

Civil Litigation Law

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Civil Litigation involve conflicts between people or businesses, typically over money. Civil cases usually involve personal injury, property damage, defamation  breach of contract, landlord and tenant disputes. contract dispute, a residential eviction, personal injuries sustained in a car accident, or countless other harms or disputes.

 

It is a catch all term for any legal dispute between two or more parties that seek money damages or specific performance to redeem some wrong. If you have been harmed intentionally or unintentionally a civil law suit may be the route you need to take.

Class Actions  Law

HOW TO JOIN A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT and SHARE IN THE MONEY THE COURT AWARDED

 

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You should ask a class actions lawyer if you meet the criteria and if you are entitled to a share of the money awarded by the court.

 

Class actions hold corporations and institutions accountable for their actions as well as their failure to act.

 

A Class Action is a lawsuit in which one or several persons sue on behalf of a larger group of persons.

 

The basic reasons for the law suit are common to all members of the group or class. There are so many people wanting to sue that it is not practical to bring them all before the court individually.

Collections Law

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Deadbeat debtor problem? How to collect the money you are owed

 

A debt collection lawyer is an individual licensed to practice law who primarily focuses on helping others collect debts.

 

If you are owed money and cannot collect you should consider asking a collections lawyer for legal advice.

Computer Law

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Computer law is about Internet and computer crime, hacking, scams and fraud. Computer law deals with computer crime or software copyright. Too bad it can't stop hooker spam.

 

It also deals with Internet law and the patent and copyright aspects of computer technology, intellectual property rights, copyright, piracy and software.

COMPUTER LAW OR CYBERCRIME PROBLEM? PLAGIARIZED? NEED LEGAL ADVICE?

 

Condo Law

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How the conditions, covenants and restrictions control how individual unit owners are to share the space.

 

Do You Have Condominium Problems? Disputes About    Condo Bylaw, Rules, Common Areas, Maintenance Problems, Condo Law or the Condominium Act?

 

Unit owners are responsible for all maintenance, repairs and upkeep of the building, the property, and all common areas.

 

Condo owners who fall behind on maintenance payments or an ongoing problem to the other residents can be forced to sell and move.

Constitutional Law

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NEED LEGAL ADVICE WITH YOUR CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS?

 

You need to consult a constitutional lawyer if your human rights, which are protected by The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms are being denied. The Charter guarantees  rights such as the freedom of expression, assembly and religion and protects against discrimination

 

Construction Law

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What kind of lawyer do I need to sue a contractor?

LEGAL HELP WITH CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, CIVIL AND  ENGINEERING LAW and REGULATIONS?

Construction Law deals with the legal process governing the initial bidding on the project, and the negotiation including all contracts, agreements and warranties and of course all the work involved,

 

If workers are injured, workers’ compensation law is also a subset of construction law. We have  injury lawyer, workers’ compensation lawyers who can help you.

 

Intellectual Property Law

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Need Legal Advice About Intellectual Property Law?Trademark? Copyright? Patents? Industrial Designs? Trade Secrets?

 

Intellectual Property law protects patents trademarks and copyright. It governs and enforces your legal rights to inventions, designs, and artistic works and protecting creations of the mind.

 

International Law

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YOU WILL PROBABLY NEVER NEED AN INTERNATIONAL LAWYER

International law is the body of rules established by custom or treaty and recognized by nations as binding in their relations with one another.

Investment Law

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Investment law lawyers can help you with banking, project finance, real estate finance and private equity finance, and similar issues.

Labour Law

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What kind of lawyer do I need to sue my employer?

Don't sign any severance offer before you talk to a labour law lawyer and get legal advice. Your employment lawyer's job is make sure you are being treated fairly and get all to which you are entitled.

Landlord & Tenant Law

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What kind of lawyer do I need to sue my landlord?

Bad Tenant Problem? If you are seeking to evict a residential tenant or have been served with a notice of termination consult a CanLaw lawyer.

 

Landlord tenants lawyers do not work pro bono or for free.

 

If you are a tenant in landlord trouble you may get legal aid if you apply.

Malpractice Law

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Malpractice includes honest mistakes in your treatment.

 

MALPRACTICE INJURY? ACT FAST TO CLAIM COMPENSATION. TIME LIMIT MAY APPLY

 

Get the compensation you are owed. Talk to a lawyer BEFORE you talk to your insurance company.

Mediation ADR Law

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Mediation  is a voluntary way of resolving disputes where a trained mediator helps parties of relatively equal bargaining positions resolve disputes without going to court..

 

Mediators are usually social workers, lawyers, psychologists, or other professionals.

Maritime Law

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Admiralty law or maritime law governs maritime questions and offenses. It includes both domestic law governing maritime activities, and international law governing the relationships between private entities that operate vessels on the oceans. It is not for consumers

Mergers & Acquisitions  Law

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Need help when buying or selling a business?

 

Mergers and acquisitions deal with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies which  are part of a strategic management, corporate finance and management program.

Motor Vehicle Car Crash Law

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Our motor vehicle law referral service will find you the best motor vehicle lawyers or law firm.

 

If you or a family member have been seriously injured in a car crash or other vehicle accident ask our motor vehicle law lawyer for help.

 

Have you been arrested or charged? CanLaw will locate the best defence lawyer in motor vehicle law or the best criminal law firm to defend you.

Municipal Law

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PROBLEMS WITH PROPERTY TAXES, POLICING, ZONING, BY LAW ENFORCEMENT?

 

Municipal Law can include police power, zoning, education policies, and property taxes.

 

It is the law specific to a particular city or county (known legally as a "municipality"), and the government bodies within those cities or counties.

Consumer Protection Law

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HAVE YOU BEEN CHEATED BY A STORE OR SERVICE? SOLD A DEFECTIVE PRODUCT?

 

Generally it is illegal for a business or individual to give you false information about themselves or the product or service they offer.

 

Got a Consumer Complaint? Pay Day Loan Scam? Incorrect Credit Report? Overcharged? Fight Back. Find A Consumer Law Lawyer

Corporate & Commercial Law

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Want To Incorporate or Register Your Canadian Company or Business?

Corporate lawyers, who are also known as  business lawyers, work with Canadian companies and corporations to make sure all of their transactions are legal by providing advice on their rights and obligations.

Criminal Law

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Just because you did it, does not mean you are guilty/

 

Criminal charge? If you are facing any of these or any other criminal charges. you need a criminal lawyer:

Impaired driving, Domestic assault, Drug cases, Homicide and sex assault, Fraud, Criminal Negligence, Appeals of conviction and sentence

. Any of these charges can send you to jail.

 

The Criminal Code of Canada regulates social conduct and proscribes whatever is threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the property, health, safety, and moral welfare of people. It details the punishment of people who violate these laws.

 

Criminal law varies according to jurisdiction and gender. Women are treated far more leniently than men despite the Charter.

Defamation Libel Slander Law

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LIBEL VS. SLANDER VS. DEFAMATION –

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES?

Defamation includes libel and slander and includes

any intentional false communication, written or spoken, that harms a person's reputation or decreases the respect, regard, or confidence in which a person is held or induces disparaging, hostile, or disagreeable opinions or feelings against a person.

 

It can even be defamatory to question a women's "honour" which is pretty laughable these days.

Natural Resource Energy Law

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Canadian energy and natural resource laws govern the use and taxation of renewable and non-renewable energy.

 

It facilitates collaboration and interaction with related disciplines, institutions, governments, the legal profession and the community.

Pensions & Benefits Law

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PROBLEM GETTING ALL YOUR CPP, OLD AGE OR OTHER PENSION BENEFITS?

You really need a lawyer if you have a pension problem.

 

Pension law is heavily regulated and very complex. Pension regulation in Canada falls mostly within provincial jurisdiction. You really need a lawyer's guidance.

Personal Injury Law

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What kind of lawyer do I need to sue for a personal injury?

Personal injury? Slip and fall? Car crash? Time limits apply act now.

If you've got any type of injury problem you need a top ranked injury or medical malpractice lawyer.

 

The CanLaw Personal Injury referral service will find you the best injury or malpractice lawyer or law firm.

Real Estate Law

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GET A REAL ESTATE LAWYER

BEFORE YOU BUY SELL A HOUSE SIGN A MORTGAGE

Buy or Sell your house? You need a real estate lawyer to supervise the deal. Get a lawyer BEFORE you sign any offer.

 

Real estate law covers your rights to possess, use, and enjoy land and the permanent man made additions attached to it.

 

This includes deeds and mortgages as well as the right to hold interests in real property, permissible interests in real property, relations between owners. owners and the community, landlord and tenant relations, the transfer of interests in real property, and real property financing.

Securities Law

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GET LEGAL ADVICE BEFORE INVESTING FROM RELIABLE SECURITIES LAW LAWYERS

Canadian securities regulation is managed through laws and agencies established by Canada's 13 provincial and territorial governments.

 

Each province and territory has a securities commission or equivalent authority and its own piece of provincial or territorial legislation.

Environmental Law

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Got Questions about Climate Change, Air Quality, Air Pollution, Global Warming?

DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. Retain an environmental lawyer to stop corporations or government agencies projects which damage your local land, air or water. or affect climate change, air quality, air pollution, global warming.

It is abused by certain deadbeat, greedy minorities in Canada to blackmail and extort vast payments in return for consent.

Estate Law

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What kind of lawyer do I need for a will?

HOW TO MANAGE AN ESTATE WILL TRUST EXECUTOR PROBATE WITHIN ESTATE LAW

What does an Estate Lawyer do? Every estate needs an Executor who in turn needs a lawyer to handle winding up and distributing the assets to the heirs and paying the debts etc of the deceased.

 

The estate lawyer acts on instructions from the Executor. Both deal with winding up an estate according to the will.

 

The estate lawyer's will advise and assist the Executor in dealing with accounting and tax issues, obtaining a formal Clearance Certificate from Revenue Canada, and assisting in distributing the estate to the heirs.

Estate and Wills Law

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Wills and Estates. Planning ahead with respect to your personal affairs can save your family problems and expense. Talk to an estates lawyer now. Estate law regulates wills, trusts, probate, executors and other matters related to the management of another's property.

 

Your estate is your net worth at any point in time alive or dead. It is the sum of your assets, legal rights, interests and/ or entitlements to property of any kind  less all your liabilities at that time. especially on a question of bankruptcy and/or death of a person.

Welfare Law

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PROBLEM COLLECTING WELFARE OR SOCIAL ASSISTANCE? ASK A LAWYER NEAR YOU.

Welfare is also called social assistance, income support, income assistance, welfare assistance.

 

Welfare refers to government programs of last resort that provide financial assistance on the basis of a test that takes into account the applicant household's financial resources and needs

 

Wills & Trusts Law

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What kind of lawyer do I need for a will?

DO YOU HAVE A LEGAL LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT? ASK A LAWYER. GET IT DONE?

If you've got any type of Wills and Trusts legal problem you need a top ranked Wills and trusts law lawyer.

 

CanLaw's Wills and trusts law referral service will find you the best Wills and trusts lawyers or law firm.

Workers Compensation Law

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INJURED AT WORK? HAS YOUR WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD CLAIM BEEN DENIED

Workers' compensation provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured on the job in exchange for waiving the employee's right to sue his or her employer for negligence.

 

Workers' Compensation programs protect employees from the financial hardships associated with work-related injuries and occupational diseases.

  
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Family Law

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Family law lawyers deal with family matters and domestic relations, including divorce, marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships and the like.

 

This includes separations, divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, child custody and visitation, child support and alimony awards.

 

It can also deal with paternity testing and paternity fraud. Paternity should never be taken for granted. Get tested.

General Practice Law

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WHAT IS A GENERAL PRACTICE LAWYER?

General practice lawyers do not limit their law practice or specialty to one particular area of law.

Instead, the lawyer practices law in several areas such as family law, real estate law. estates aw. medical malpractice law, accident and personal injury law, criminal law, litigation, bankruptcy, business law, estate planning, insurance law,  and real estate.

Harassment Law

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What kind of lawyer do I need for harassment?

ARE YOU BEING BULLIED OR HARASSED AT WORK TAKE LEGAL ACTION TO STOP IT

If you have experienced bullying or harassment at work, it is important to  file a complaint with your company’s management or their internal complaints process.

Health Law

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WHAT IS

HEALTH CARE LAW ABOUT?

 

Health law covers a large number of legal areas, including malpractice, contract law, tax law, corporations and nonprofit organization, insurance and pension law, employment and labour law.

CANLAW GUIDE TO CANADIAN LAW RELIABLE ANSWERS TO YOUR LEGAL QUESTIONS

PLAIN ENGLISH ANSWERS SO YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT YOUR LAWYER IS SAYING TO YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR LEGAL MATTER. Find out how Canadian Law affects you, your legal matters and your legal rights. Provides straight forward reliable answers your legal questions. This is not legal advice, It is legal information.

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