Leases #93

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. Unless you are a property manager and actively involved in residential leases, the oddities of the Residential Tenancies Act, once known to you, may now be forgotten. This could apply particularly to a fixed term house lease, say of 12 months which as everyone knows, automatically expires at the end of the

Commission – Solicitor’s Liability for Payment; Garnishee Orders #92

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. The decision of an Ontario District Court Judge is good news for licensees but bad news for solicitors who are too dutiful in carrying out their clients’ instructions. A vendor had accepted an offer containing in the standard form of offer to purchase the following words: “the undersigned accepts the above