LEGAL
Last month we discussed how franchise disputes can be resolved from the perspective of the franchisor. This month, we consider the options available to the franchisee.
This next series of articles will examine specific legal issues, beginning with an examination of dispute resolution in the field of franchise law. 

Understanding What Goes On During A Trial

Thursday, 26 March 2015 22:53 Written by
PROVING YOUR CASE AT TRIAL

Understanding The Pre-Trial Conference

Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00 Written by
So far in this series of articles we’ve discussed a variety of the steps in the litigation process including the preparation of the Statement of Claim and the Statement of Defence, discoveries, and mediation.

Understanding Examinations For Discovery

Saturday, 10 January 2015 00:00 Written by
If you have watched courtroom drama on television you have likely seen portrayals of lawyers asking questions to the opposite site, which is videotaped.

Understanding The Court Motions Process

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:00 Written by
In our court system today, the reality is that very few lawsuits actually proceed all the way to trial. Instead, most cases settle at some earlier point in the process.

Navigating The Court System

Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00 Written by
In our last article we discussed administrative tribunals and the division of responsibilities between tribunals and courts.

ENFORCING YOUR JUDGMENT – HOW DO YOU COLLECT?

Sunday, 07 September 2014 00:00 Written by
Suppose you’ve sued someone, you’ve won the trial and the judge has ordered the person you sued, now called the judgment debtor, to pay damages to you. What happens next? How do you get the money you are owed?
You’re involved in a lawsuit, you want your day in court, but you also want to resolve the dispute quickly and you’re concerned about legal bills.

JURISDICTION – WHERE SHOULD YOU SUE?

Saturday, 12 July 2014 00:00 Written by
Jurisdiction…you’ve probably heard the term, but what does it mean, how is it determined and how can it impact on the outcome of your case?

What Is Your Lawyer's Role in Litigation?

Friday, 06 June 2014 00:00 Written by
You’ve become involved in a legal dispute. You’ve hired a lawyer to represent you. What exactly can you expect from your lawyer? Can a lawyer be helpful to you even if a formal lawsuit hasn’t started yet?

Should You Sue? What To Think About First

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 00:00 Written by
Has someone committed a wrong against you? Are you thinking of suing? Here are some issues you should first consider.

Has Someone Sued You?

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 00:00 Written by
You may have had a dispute with someone that you have not been able to resolve. Next thing you know, there is a lawsuit handed to you by a mysterious person who says, “you’ve been served”.