Waiving Title Requisitions: a Refresher

chinneck  -  Feb 13, 2018  -  No Comments
by Jordan Overholt, Chinneck Law. The Agreement of Purchase and Sale (“APS”) is Ontario’s standard-form contract for the purchase and sale of land, and its Section 10 contains two important deadlines that all parties to a land transaction must understand. The first deadline is the Requisition Date, which is the

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2017 Readers’ Choice Winner

chinneck  -  Jan 12, 2018  -  No Comments
We are thrilled to announce that Chinneck Law was voted the 2017 Readers’ Choice for Law Firms in London! Thank you so much to everyone for all your support. We are looking forward to continuing to provide the same great service to all our clients in 2018. https://readerschoice.ourlondon.ca/2017/10/business-service/law-firm

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Allow us to introduce you to our paralegal, Taylor Sutton

chinneck  -  Nov 17, 2017  -  No Comments
Chinneck Law is pleased to introduce our paralegal, Taylor Sutton. Taylor has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Western Ontario and graduated from the paralegal program at Fanshawe College in 2016. Paralegals are licensed by the Law Society of Ontario. Taylor works with our lawyers to provide cost-effective representation

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Did you know… if you divorce after you have a Will made, your Will is read as if your spouse predeceased you?

chinneck  -  Jun 14, 2017  -  No Comments
By Justin R. Newman, Chinneck Law Section 17 of the Succession Law Reform Act states that divorce will not revoke an individual’s Will, but rather the Will is read as if the ex-spouse had predeceased the Will maker. This is true of any gift left to the former spouse. The

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Architectural Conservancy of Ontario 2012 Newsletter

chinneck  -  May 04, 2017  -  No Comments
ACO London Region Branch Newsletter “37 Ridout Street: A Hidden Gem”

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Did you know about these proposed changes to the Tarion New Home Warranty scheme?

chinneck  -  Apr 20, 2017  -  No Comments
By: Jordan T. Overholt, J.D., April 20, 2017 On December 14, 2016, the provincial government received the final report on the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and the Tarion Warranty Corporation itself. One of the most interesting aspects of this report is its criticism of how the Tarion Warranty

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Did you know that limiting your liability in a pre-incorporation contract can be a tricky endeavor?

chinneck  -  Apr 13, 2017  -  No Comments
–By Jordan T. Overholt, J.D.  April 13, 2017. From time to time, a client may find him or herself thinking about whether or not to enter into a contract on behalf of a corporation that does not yet exist. Generally, the scenario is as follows: Circumstances are such that a

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CMHC says the London housing market smoking hot

chinneck  -  Mar 28, 2017  -  No Comments

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Did you know.. police can now amend traffic tickets without invalidating them

chinneck  -  Feb 28, 2017  -  No Comments
By Todd W. Devitt, Chinneck Law Traffic tickets, as they are commonly known, are comprised of two things: (1) the “certificate of offence” and (2) the “offence notice” (which is the carbon copy of the certificate of offence). In the standard procedure, when a police officer catches an accused committing

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Did you know… there are changes to accessibility requirements for small businesses?

chinneck  -  Feb 01, 2017  -  No Comments
By Todd W. Devitt, Chinneck Law Effective January 1, 2017, small organizations (including but not limited to businesses run as corporations, sole proprietorships and partnerships) in Ontario with less than 50 employees are now required to comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and its Regulation, the Integrated

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