Welcome Home to Browne & Associates Legal Services Professional Corporation

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Need Legal Help Now? At Browne and Associates our Paralegals pay close attention to your issues and desired outcomes and we focus our 50 plus years of legal experience on resolving your matter(s). You need results.  We deliver! We begin by listening and understanding what you wish to achieve. Then we craft our advice to your needs […]

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We are Hiring!

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Paralegal Associate Come join a busy firm where you can build your practice, learn new skills and join us in building a growing team with a broad range of expertise of matters that fall within the paralegal spectrum.  We are located downtown St. Catharines, which is close to many of the courts, the region’s Landlord […]

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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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Major Announcement

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MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT – TCS Legal Services/Bruce Parsons has joined Browne and Associates Legal Services of St. Catharines, Ontario. You can expect the same great service, now expanded to include WSIB, Human Rights Tribunal and additional areas of Administrative Law and additional coverage/ administrative support is now available. 905.688.5598, ext 203. I look forward to continuing […]

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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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Your initial consultation, what’s needed and what to expect

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Remember !!! 1) At the start of your consult, have an idea of what you want the end result to be. Forget the legal stuff, what situation do you want to be in when the dust settles? Communicate that hope along with the facts. 2) At the start of your consult, you should know what […]

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