If you made mistakes as a teenager that could potentially hurt your career as an adult, learn from my family's experience on how to help with that situation.

Has Your Business Been Defamed? What You Need To Know

8 June 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

When a disgruntled consumer or a former employee starts spreading rumors with the intent to harm your business, you can take legal civil action to stop them and even collect damages for the financial burden they created from their defamation. However, proving a defamation case can be a tricky business. Here's a hypothetical situation to help you see what you will need to prove before you can get the courts to put a stop to the slanderous information: Read More …

Charged With A DUI Even Though You Don’t Drink? 4 Things That Can Cause A False Positive On Breathalyzer Tests

6 October 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

You don't drink, but you still tested positive on the field sobriety test that included a breathalyzer test at a check stop or if you were driving a little carelessly. Now you're wondering how you could test positive when you hadn't been drinking. The first thing you'll need to do is contact a good defense attorney. The next thing you should do is look at the potential causes for false positives on breathalyzer tests. Read More …

When Things Aren’t Nice On The Ice – Why You May Need To File A Lawsuit For Your Hockey Fight Injuries

2 October 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

If you're like many Canadians, you live, breathe and play hockey. And while it is a fun and exciting aerobic sport, it can also be violent at times, even at club or amateur levels. Body checks and flailing sticks can lead to hot tempers and bad decisions. For many players, it's all part of the game. But is there a fine line between roughhousing and violence with intention to do bodily harm? Read More …

Medical Marijuana And The Law - A Few Facts You Should Know About

15 September 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

If you are a Canadian citizen, then you likely know that medical marijuana is legal throughout the country. According to the supreme court, you are allowed to consume or smoke the marijuana, and you can also use oil if you desire. Marijuana can only be supplied to you through an authorized and licensed producer, and you can find one of these individuals to provide your medical documents to by searching an online database. Read More …

Dismissal Of Wrongful Birth Case Highlights Importance Of Choosing The Right Legal Theory

11 September 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

In 2014, a white woman sued a sperm bank for providing her with the wrong donor sperm. Specifically, she had requested the sperm of a white male but was given a donation provided by a black male, resulting in the birth of a mixed-race child. She filed a claim of wrongful birth and breach of warranty against the clinic, but her case was dismissed because the facts didn't fit the requirements of the legal theories she was using. Read More …

About Me
teenage mistakes that could ruin adult careers

My son has had the goal of becoming an attorney since he was about 14 years old. Unfortunately, he made a very poor decision with a group of friends when he was 16 that put his future plans in jeopardy. When my son told me what had happened and we received the citation, I knew that we had to hire an attorney to help him through this. I could not see how a small incident such as this should hurt his chances for success when he is an adult. Thankfully, things worked out for us, but it was a long journey which you can follow on our blog.