The Courts during COVID-19: Brief Overview
The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated many people’s reassessment of their and their family’s pre-pandemic schedules and routines. For separated parents, a question that has certainly permeated their thoughts during the pandemic is: should my children still be travelling between my home and their other parent’s home?
How do you execute Wills and Powers of Attorney in a social distancing world?
For the vast majority of family law cases, the threat of going to Court right now holds little weight.
Can employers temporarily lay off employees during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Family Law options during a pandemic
For the last 15 years or so, I have practiced almost exclusively in Estate Litigation; and a significant part of my practice has been and continues to be Power of Attorney disputes and Guardianship Applications.
My employer is reducing my wages by 10%: do I have to accept? (Hint: the answer below may also apply to layoffs)
Q: Is the Canadian government providing a universal basic income during the pandemic?
Can an employer lay an employee off of work in times of economic uncertainty OR is that a constructive termination of employment?