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Court Upholds Award for Brain Injury Victim

In June 2011, 13-year-old Sarah Little of Barrie jumped from the rear emergency exit of her moving school bus. Sadly, this unofficial last day of school tradition resulted in a serious brain injury. Court records reveal that Sarah will never be able to care for her own needs or obtain gainful employment. Sarah’s mother has given up her bridal shop business to care for the now 20-year old. The Impact of the Fall As a grade 8 student at Guthrie Public School in Oro-Medonte, Sarah had the ability to open the bus doors while riding home with her twin sister that day....

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What is a Letter of Invitation, and Do I Need One?

Invitation Letter For Canadian Immigration Process Visitor Visa Parents Sponsorship There are many different steps to the Canadian immigration process. It is important to understand these steps so that you can properly complete all requirements and increase your chances of a successful immigration application. A Letter of Invitation is one such step that can make or break your prospects for obtaining a visa. It is important to have the advice of an immigration lawyer if you are asked to provide this document. Call Nanda and Associates at (905) 405-0199. Our experienced Mississauga immigration lawyers have helped many foreign nationals obtain lawful...

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How to Protect Your Rights after a Car Accident in Mississauga

Car Accident - How to Stay Ahead of Unforeseen A car accident is invariably a stressful and overwhelming situation. After the chaos of an accident scene and getting medical attention, the last thing an accident victim needs to deal with is the other driver’s insurance company. Insurance companies have armies of claims adjusters and lawyers who are trained to reduce the value of your claim. You should not have to fight these professionals while recovering from painful injuries. Call Nanda and Associates at (905) 405-0199 to schedule a consultation with one of our Mississauga car accident lawyers. We have helped many...

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What You Need to Know About Inheriting Property in Canada

Alimony after Your Divorce

Inheriting Property - Probate, Wills & Estate in Canada When dealing with the death of a loved one, the last thing you want to worry about is the hassle of probate court. An experienced Canadian estate lawyer can help you develop a plan to ease the burden on your loved ones after you are gone. If plans have not been put in place, an estate lawyer can help protect your legal rights throughout the probate process. Call Nanda and Associates at (905) 405-0199 to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced Mississauga probate lawyers. How to Inherit Property When There is...

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Will You Get Alimony after Your Divorce?

Alimony after Your Divorce

Divorce often presents many complicated financial issues. It is important for those facing divorce to consult with a lawyer about their legal rights. Alimony - also known as spousal support or spousal maintenance - can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars over a lifetime and have a significant impact on your post-divorce quality of life. Don’t leave your legal rights to chance. Call Nanda and Associates at 905-405-0199 to schedule a consultation with one of our Mississauga divorce lawyers. Our lawyers have experience both pursuing and defending alimony claims. How is Alimony Determined? The Divorce Act governs spousal support awards under...

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Facing Deportation? A Lawyer May Be Able to Help

Deportation Nanda Lawyers

Immigration Law is a field of Canadian law that is of great interest to many. The purpose of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act is to ensure that families are united. Families stay together when they successfully exercise their right to obtain lawful immigration status. Unfortunately, the complex immigration process can be overwhelming - especially for a foreign national who faces immigration challenges in Canada or overseas while seeking to gain immigration status. Foreign nationals and permanent residents who are found inadmissible may face extreme challenges of being removed from Canada. Too many Canadian families have suffered the heartbreak of...

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Have You Signed a Leaseback Purchase Agreement on a Condo? You Might Owe the CRA Thousands of Dollars!

Condominium Building

Buying a condo unit with the intent to rent it out seems like a wise decision and many condo buyers opt for this. However, if you are among those individuals who signed a leaseback agreement with a company or directly with the builders, then you might now be owing thousands of dollars in taxes, according to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). In Canada, builders are selling their condo units to buyers, while also giving them an offer for a “guaranteed rental” incentive. Becoming a condo owner with a certain guaranteed amount for two to 10 years, as per the agreement, is...

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Helpful Estate Planning Tips

Family Class Sponsorship

Estate Planing Tips for Common Law Partners in Ontario, Canada As per Statistics, the number of Canadians living as common-law partners, divorcing and remarrying is rising much more than before. In such circumstance, second time married or common-law couples have a diverse set of challenges as compared to one-time married couples. Estate planning in this situation can be quite complex. Recent surveys on Wills show that more than 50% of Canadians do not have a will. Dying and making a will are topics that most people do not like to discuss. But, it is one of the essential things to take care...

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Pre-Build Condo Buyers Lose Legal Battle Against Developer

Buyers of the recently canceled Cosmos condos have lost their legal battle with the developer. They filed a lawsuit claiming compensation after the two-year-old project was scrapped. Real estate lawyers said that this case would set up a discouraging legal precedent for future condo buyers. The Condo Case Facts In this case, Liberty Developments launched the Cosmos condo project close to the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre about two years back. They accepted bookings and deposits from buyers for condo units and scrapped the project this year after an inability to secure satisfactory construction financing. Two years later, buyers were sent refunds and notice...

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Entry/Exit Program

The Entry-Exit Program of the Government of Canada is used to collect and share information of all travelers entering and exiting Canada. Who Manages the Entry-Exit Program? The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) administers and manages the complete entry and exit information in their records. It gets recorded in the Global Case Management System (GCMS) and can be assessed only by the authorized personnel post their security clearance. They access the data based on their requirement to carry out the daily tasks. What Does IRCC Do with the Entry-Exit Program Information Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), requests and collects data from the GCMS...

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