Although the phenomenon is more often associated with financial exploitation of an elderly person, often by a caregiver, family friend or neighbour, vulnerable people of all ages are at risk.
The federal government’s new reforms reinforce how family disputes are already being resolved
Paralegals are poised to have more of a role in family law disputes despite resistance from the bar. For Marshall Yarmus, the end of a decade-long journey is finally in sight.
Critics say juries are not suited to determine damages in personal injury cases, but not everyone agrees.
Law firms need to play the long game to score entrepreneurial clients. When Ryan Clements joined the Calgary office of Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP as an articling student, it represented a step into the unknown for members of the Clements clan. “I was the first in my family to be employed,” Clements says.