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Foresight is 2020: Start the year right with LAWPRO resources

2020 calendar

Resolve to provide your clients with the best service possible with LAWPRO’s help. We’ve collected some of our newest resources below to get you started.

Make good use of your new calendar with our new limitations charts: LAWPRO has updated its limitations charts to help you keep track of Ontario limitation periods.

… and don’t forget to add LAWPRO’s key dates to your calendar: Take a few minutes to diarize all of LAWPRO’s key dates for 2020 and ensure you never miss a filing deadline.

New changes to the Superior Court Simplified Procedure: January 1 brings significant changes to Superior Court procedures, including new caps on costs and disbursements, five-day limits for trials, and an increase in the monetary jurisdiction from $100,000 to $200,000.

New Small Claims Court limits starting January 1: Ontario has increased Small Claims Court limits to $35,000. We’ve summarized what you need to know.

Fraud for shelter: What it is and how to avoid it: Real estate lawyers must be vigilant to avoid inadvertently becoming involved in fraudulent activity. Read our helpful primer on fraud for shelter and learn what you can do to avoid it.

Land Acknowledgement

The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.

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