Welcome Home to Browne & Associates Legal Services Professional Corporation

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TO READERS:  PLEASE BE ADVISED BRUCE PARSONS IS NO LONGER AFFILIATED WITH BROWNE & ASSOCIATES LEGAL SERVICES.  WE WISH HIM THE BEST FOR HIS FUTURE ENDEAVOURS.  A FULL WEBSITE REVAMP WITH ADDITIONAL FOLKS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN JANUARY OR FEBRUARY 2019.  OUR OFFICE IS STILL AVAILABLE TO MEET YOUR NEEDS AS IT ALWAYS HAD.   […]

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Landlord and Tenant Matters (General)

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What is the Landlord and Tenant Board Like many of Ontario’s administrative tribunals, the Landlord and Tenant Board has a direct impact on the lives of many people.  Its functions include arbitrating disputes between landlords and tenants, governing over rent increases and enforcing the Residential Tenancies Act.  This Board stands out more than most of […]

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The New Standard Lease for Residential Tenancies- Additional Terms for use

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How the Standard Lease came to be…. The New Standard Lease, a solution in search of a problem, came into being April 30, 2018.   For most folk in the industry, Landlords and Tenants alike, this was not an issue. It wasn’t a pressing issue, it just wasn’t an issue at all. Industry players and pundits alike […]

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Browne and Associates Legal Services Professional Corporation in the news

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Resource – sample additional clauses for the Standard Lease Landlords and Tenants

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Sample Additional Terms for potential use in Section 15 of the Standard Lease,  Residential Landlord and Tenant issues in Ontario PLEASE NOTE – legal disclaimer, these are sample clauses designed to demonstrate the types of clauses that can be used to upgrade and personalise the Standard Lease.  The sample clauses do not and are not […]

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Workplace Bullying/Harassment: What Is It and What Can You Do?

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 Introduction If you are reading this, you might be wondering if what you are experiencing can be considered “workplace harassment” or “workplace bullying”. Most of us heard about it discussed in the news, reports of people getting charged with harassing somebody they worked with, or heard others complain about getting “harassed” at work. Maybe you […]

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The Art of Written Communications with the Court

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or Why you want to hire Browne and Associates Legal Services Prof Corp to draft your claim/defence/motion! Pleadings are often mentioned in legal proceedings, mostly giving rise to a perplexed look from the individuals involved in pursuing the legal action. What is a “pleading” and why does it matter? Do you want one, and what […]

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Why use Paralegals? Should Paralegals be in Family Law?

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At the present time, paralegals are not involved in Family Law matters.  However, an ongoing crisis has been noted in Family Law,  approximately 60% of people in family court have no legal representation. At their most vulnerable, the legal system is failing the average person in Ontario.  In response, the Attorney General and the Law Society […]

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Choosing the Advocate that is Right for You

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How Do You Find Information About a Lawyer or Paralegal? So, you decided to hire a legal professional.  This is a daunting task. First, check to see that your legal professional is listed in the Law Society of Ontario directory.  If their name is in the directory, they are licensed with the Law Society of […]

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Finding the Right Kind of Legal Assistance

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There are many times in our lives when we experience problems that are beyond our grasp, where we need to speak to a professional. If your car breaks down, you want a mechanic.  If furnace dies, you need an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) technician.  If you develop health issues, you turn to your […]

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