Don rounds out his practice with residential real estate transactions and wills and estates work. The Institute continues to be independent of government but is no longer a statutory commission. In 1797, a legal library was created when the Honourable Chief Justice Thomas A. Digests are loaded as they become available. Most complaints are simply frivolous and few have any real merit. Stephen has an equally busy corporate and commercial practice, encompassing a wide variety of complex transactions, including corporate wind-ups, tax reorganizations, amalgamations, franchising, family trusts, and retirement compensation agreements.
As a former chair of the Residential Tenancies Board, Cameron also has extensive experience in landlord and tenant matters. To view the act on line, go to Human Rights Act. Divorce is the legal process used to formally end a marriage. You can do that using the links below. The independence of the Commission enabled it to make recommendations for law reform in a non-partisan manner.
A member of a law society who is found to be in violation of the rules may be subject to a wide variety of disciplinary measures, including reprimands, fines, or the imposition of conditions of practise, suspension or disbarment. He is also an avid traveler, spending much of his free time exploring other countries or researching his next destination. As a lawyer, you may have recently received an invitation from CanLaw or the Canadian Lawyer. During law school, Aaron was a recipient of the Clifford Rae Achievement Award. Peter is a published author and maintains a personal website that focuses on his interests including history, economics, and legal philosophy. Robertson said the court's decision upholds freedom of conscience and religion. Review the Code of Professional Conduct for the Nova Scotia Law Society which can be obtained from the Society's web site.
In Nova Scotia, the paralegal profession is not regulated. Mark Gardiner joined the firm as an associate lawyer in 2010. Nova Scotia Barristers' Library The Barristers' Library provides current, practical Canadian legal resources to meet the basic needs of practising lawyers in Nova Scotia and the information needs of Society staff. Try to stick to the facts and avoid all emotion. The TalkJustice project seeks to bring the voices of Nova Scotians to the center of justice reform through community engagement and the collection of first-hand experiences of those who have navigated the system.
The Institute will continue to make recommendations for the development of new approaches to, and concepts of law that serve the changing needs of Nova Scotian society. The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has upheld a decision allowing graduates of a controversial Christian university law school to practice in the province. The Halifax and Cape Breton areas were home to the largest number of paralegal jobs. As a result, graduates of the law school would not be allowed to article or practise law in Nova Scotia. If you don't find what you need with a keyword search, try or an.
Although we are a law firm that strives for results, every employee of our firm is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of the ethical code. There are other laws that may apply in your divorce too. The Council of the Federation approved revised in June 2016. She succeeds Darrel Pink who served as executive director for 27 years. Canadian Red Cross and others,. She will provide critical leadership as the society builds on its strategic priorities.
By working with clients to consider their current and future lifestyle needs, family situations, retirement plans, and business and tax situations, Graham helps clients develop a complete estate plan that provides real peace of mind. The rest will be dismissed or closed at the preliminary stages Most complaints to any Law Society are justifiably dismissed because they are foolish, vindictive or simply frivolous and few have any real merit. Paralegals were employed in law offices and government. Avoid name calling, abuse and threats. It provides lawyers and legal services organizations with model policies, short educational videos, assessment toolkits and checklists, and a reference library.
He was plaintiff's co-counsel in Endean vs. His fondness for the Maritimes led him back to Halifax in 1994, where he was accepted into the Dalhousie Law School. The Divorce Act is the law that covers all divorces in Canada. The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society will not take its legal battle involving Trinity Western University to the Supreme Court of Canada. Between 2015 and 2016, she was acting deputy minister. Maurice has a broad general practice, while also specializing in residential and commercial real estate law.