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Personal

Our practice areas under Personal are those that affect and impact you and your family’s lives. Whether you are buying and selling your home, have been injured in an accident, need estate planning or are dealing with family matters we understand the legal issues associated with these areas of law.

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Accident & Personal Injury Law
Canadian Immigration
Criminal Law
Employment & Labour
Estate Administration
Estate Litigation
Family Law
Immigration
Military Law
Real Estate Law
Record Suspensions
Wills, Trusts & Incapacity Planning

Business

Our practice areas under Business are those that impact businesses of all sizes. Our lawyers are eager to accept a challenge, chart a new course, and stand up for what they believe. Groundbreaking business and litigation work conducted at the firm attests to that. We bring fresh ideas to solve legal issues. Whether you’re in Halifax – Dartmouth or anyplace else in Atlantic Canada, our lawyers are ready to serve you.

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Business Litigation
Business Operations
Charity, Non-Profit & Tax-Exempt Entities
Commercial Real Estate & Development
Commercial Transactions
Construction & Projects
Corporate Governance
Employment & Labour
Expropriation
Film & Entertainment
Franchise Law
Government Relations
Insolvency & Restructuring
Intellectual Property
Media Law
Mortgage Enforcement & Collections
Professional Regulation
Taxation

Recent News and Blog Posts

Blog Post | Thursday July 18, 2019

Changes for Parents Seeking Relocation

Authored by: Terrance G. Sheppard Posted in: Family Law

Parents wanting to relocate will have to undergo a new legal process to get the Court’s approval. The recent amendments to the federal Divorce Act have replaced the longstanding principles set out by the Supreme Court in 1996.

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Blog Post | Tuesday July 16, 2019

Canada’s International Family Law Commitments

Authored by: Terrance G. Sheppard Posted in: Family Law

The federal government’s recent amendments to the Divorce Act, under Bill C-78, bring Canada one step closer to meeting its international commitments on family law.

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News | Friday July 12, 2019

Congratulations Kathryn!

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We congratulate our partner on her part-time appointment to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. 

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Blog Post | Thursday July 11, 2019

New Definition of Family Violence

Authored by: Terrance G. Sheppard Posted in: Family Law

The recent amendments to the Divorce Act are giving a new meaning to family violence. Before the amendments, the term “family violence” had no legislated definition, leaving courts to decide the best approach to this complex issue.

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