SMP Law recognizes that Estate law is an emotionally charged area of law and we will assist you through the maze of your Estate Law issues with legal guidance made SiMPle. SMP Law approaches Estate Law in a manner that ensures each client feels that his or her interests have been effectively represented.
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Shawn Philbert and the “SMP Law” team represented myself and a number of family members in a recent lawsuit. Shawn and his team were very knowledgeable and well prepared for our pretrial hearings with points of the law that enhanced our position and led to a successful conclusion of our lawsuit. I would highly recommend Shawn and his team and would not hesitate to use their expertise if needed again. Source: Facebook
Supervised access with families is based on having access to a location for a visit, typically a supervised access centre and the employed supervisors that are there to assist and monitor the visits. With everything being shut down for at least a two week period, what happens to scheduled supervised access visits?
The health and safety of our clients, potential clients, contacts, friends, staff and colleagues is SMP Law’s top priority during this period of uncertainty surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Our office is open and all of our services are continuing as usual.
In a recent situation with a Toronto Long Term Care Facility, the care facility refused to allow my client to take her mother home for visits and refused her wishes to bring her mother home permanently to care for her on her own.
During a relationship is it not uncommon for one party to put money or assets in the name of their partner or spouse. Unfortunately, after the breakup, the main question becomes, who is the real owner of the property held in the name of the other spouse?
When determining whether you or your spouse received gift or a loan from a third party, the court will look at the surrounding factors, such as whether there are actions or documents to support either position.
Happy New Year! As we reflect on 2019 and move into 2020, we take a brief look at some of SMP Law’s case results for 2019. SMP Law had some memorable cases in 2019 and we look forward to 2020!
SMP Law wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season. Please be advised that we will be closed for the Christmas Holidays effective 12:00p.m. on Friday, December 20th, 2019 through to 9:00a.m. on Monday, January 6th, 2020.
We have posted several blogs about wills including “Who Should Make a Will and Plan Their Estate”, “Make Sure Your Wishes are Followed – Plan Ahead” and “Blended Families and Estate Planning” and we strongly encourage you to check those out! Recently, a question came up from a client “Do I need a new will now that I’m remarried?”
Paying support can be a complicated matter. There is child support and spousal support and the factors that apply to paying support differ for each type of support.
SMP Law is wishing everyone a very safe and happy Halloween! Enjoy the tricks and the treats!
October 26, 2019 was SMP Law's sponsor night for Annie The Musical! SMP Law is the proud sponsor of Drayton Entertainment – Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge! We have thoroughly enjoyed sponsoring Eight performances of the for the 2019 year.
SMP Law is excited to be sponsoring Wi Canadian whose mission is to empower West Indian Canadians through various annual events including the Miss West Indian Canadian Pageant with Exhibitors, Wi Can Dance Competition, Little Miss West Indian Canadians, Fashion Shows, and summer boat cruises.
SMP Law had a great night at the Over "N" Under Car Show on September 29, 2019! We saw some familiar faces and met a few new folks while we hosted a barbeque and handed out calendars.
Spouses often give each other jewelry as a sign of affection. It is given as gifts for holidays, offered as an apology for transgressions, and wedding sets are exchanged. But what happens to the jewelry when you separate?
SMP Law Sponsor Night at the Over "N" Under Car Show on September 22, 2019 will be rescheduled due to expected rain. No one wants soggy hot dogs!
SMP Law is happy to once again join the Over “N” Under Car Club as a sponsor for the 2019 season! SMP Law’s Sponsor Day is happening on September 22, 2019 at the Over “N” Under Car Club!
SMP had the pleasure of sponsoring the excellent production of 12 Angry Men at Drayton Entertainment - Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. It was a very thought provoking performance of twelve jurors who are responsible for deciding the fate of a teenager who is accused of the murder of his father.
Over 500 people were in attendance at SMP Law's sponsor night at Grease The Musical. It was the final show in Cambridge and SMP Law wishes the cast well as they continue their journey with Grease The Musical to Grand Bend!