Charged With Sexual Assault? See If One Of These Defenses Can Help

Being charged with sexual assault can be extremely terrifying, especially when you didn't do what the prosecution claims. Even when you might have performed certain actions, that doesn't mean the other party didn't consent. Regardless of what the situation might be, you need to know that there are options available to you to defend against the allegations. If you are facing sexual assault charges, see if one of the following defenses might work for your specific situation. Read More 

Post No Evil: How to Use Social Media Wisely When You’re a WSIB Claimant

When dealing with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, or WSIB, the things you say will most certainly be used against you. It's important to practice discretion when you're pursuing a claim or you're a recipient of benefits. Protect yourself and your case by following some rules: Behave as if you are always being watched. Of course this sounds like the rantings of a paranoid adviser, but the fact is, investigations of WSIB claimants are increasing. Read More 

4 Benefits To Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer

If you're ever seriously injured due to the fault of another person, it's important that you consider getting legal counsel on your side. It's important that the person or company who caused you pain and suffering faces the consequences and it's also important for you to get back to a normal life as soon as possible. Many people choose to hire an injury lawyer as soon as they find themselves dealing with an injury. Read More 

Don’t Forget Pets When Doing Estate Planning

Pets provide unconditional love and loyalty to their owners. While owners typically return those feelings, many unfortunately forget to make arrangements for their animal companions while putting together wills and performing other estate planning tasks. Without specific instructions, your pet could end up in a shelter or worse after you become incapacitated or pass away. To prevent that from happening, here's what you can do to provide for your pet if it outlives you. Read More 

How Can You Prove Your Common Law Marriage Was Real?

Proving the reality of a common law marriage can be difficult yet important when legal issues arise. For instance, if you and your common law spouse are divorcing, you have to prove that your marriage was legal. But without the legal procedure of a civil marriage, providing proof can be more difficult than you realize.  When Do You Have to Prove Your Marriage? In addition to proving the existence of a common law marriage when you are divorcing, there are other situations in which it might become necessary. Read More