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
CMHC – 2017 LONDON HOUSING MARKET UPDATE

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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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Did You Know That The Law Of Navigable Waterways Was Recently Clarified By The Ontario Court Of Appeal?

chinneck  -  Jan 09, 2017  -  No Comments
  By Jordan T. Overholt, Chinneck Law In Ontario, everyone has the right to travel along every waterway deemed navigable, and this right can be quite important, as some waterways flow through what would otherwise be private land. Quite often, these navigable waterways facilitate important commercial, agricultural, and recreational transport

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Did You – As The Real Estate Agent – Know That You Can Help To Eliminate A Few Of These Closing Date Surprises?

chinneck  -  Dec 22, 2016  -  No Comments
-By Jordan T. Overholt, Chinneck Law   With 2017 fast approaching, why not incorporate these four new inquiries into your standard realtor practice to ensure that your clients receive the smoothest closing experience possible?   1. Confirm That Your Client Has Appropriate Photo Identification When You First Meet Them When

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We’re hiring!

chinneck  -  Dec 09, 2016  -  No Comments
Why not start 2017 with a winning team? Chinneck Law seeks experienced real estate clerks (5+ years) with excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, who can work independently. We are a busy, modern firm with state-of-the-art software and top professionals in a beautifully restored mansion in London’s Old South, only

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