Dispute Resolution

Highlights

  • A tree is often a thing of beauty, but what started from a sapling can grow into a very big problem. Cutting down a tree may seem as simple as revving up the chainsaw, but can end up costing you tens ...read more »
  • If you need a lawyer, you should be aware of what a good one can do for you. They will carefully review your legal issue and consider all the options that are available to you. Once you have decided ...read more »
  • Many lawsuits and criminal cases hinge on the concept of “negligence.” It’s especially common in personal injury law, since one party is claiming that another did — or didn’t do — something that ...read more »

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  • The objective of mediation is to achieve a resolution of the parties’ dispute that satisfies all parties and prevents the need for further proceedings.read more »
  • The objective of mediation is to achieve a resolution of the parties’ dispute that satisfies all parties and prevents the need for further proceedings. Individual mediators have different styles or ...read more »
  • Mediation in Ontario is not a regulated profession like, for example, architecture, medicine, or law. There is no single body that licenses or accredits mediators and no single public directory of ...read more »
  • Not all legal disputes are resolved through the courts. Some disputes are resolved through arbitration. In an arbitration, the dispute is resolved by a neutral third party usually selected by the ...read more »
  • Disputes occasionally arise between neighbours. Informal resolutions are preferable and likely to be faster and less expensive than more formal proceedings. There are bylaws, regulations, and even ...read more »
  • This is probably one of the most unpleasant parts of being a landlord: contemplating having to evict a tenant.read more »
  • A settlement reached in mediation becomes binding when it’s put into a written agreement and signed by both parties to end a dispute.read more »
  • The best way to prepare for mediation is to first understand when to use it and how it works. It’s also important to consult with a lawyer to understand what consequences will follow if the mediation ...read more »
  • Arbitration is a quasi-judicial process. This means it’s not like a trial before court and there is no judge involved. Instead, parties go before neutral third party — the arbitrator — and accept the ...read more »
  • Neighbour disputes can arise from a variety of circumstances. The best way to tackle a dispute with a neighbour is to talk it out and find a mutually agreeable solution.read more »