You can sue in Small Claims Court if the amount you are suing for is $25,000 or less. But there are some common mistakes that will make your claim void. First, you have two years to file a suit in Small Claims Court; if you are approaching the two-year mark, you need to act fast. Second, if you are thinking of suing, make sure the person or the company has the money to pay. If the person is broke or the company is now bankrupt, does it make sense to go after them? Third, yo
Adam Tang, 31, has been found guilty of reckless driving after he completed a 22-minute lap of Manhattan, sped up the video by a factor of four, and uploaded it to YouTube on August 28, 2013. To-date, the video has had more than 978,000 views. Reactions have ranged from a) Awesome! b) What bragging rights! c) Don't the cops patrol the US streets? to d) How convenient that the evidence is uploaded to the internet and we don't have to look for it. Tang, who also goes by the na
The Canadian justice system is in crisis. The complaints are many: Justice takes too long. Lawyers are too expensive. The legal process is paper- and process-driven. Paralegals are an excellent solution to helping to ease the congestion of the court system and speed up the process of those seeking justice. While paralegals cannot practice in certain areas of law, such as family law, there are many areas where they can speed things up. Yet on the whole, Canadians are unaware
If you get a traffic ticket or a speeding ticket, it is a good idea defend your driving record. While speeding is never a good idea and may cost you demerit points (or even your driver's license), there are instances where radar equipment malfunctions and trees have been clocked at going at an excessive rate of speed.
The annual R.I.D.E. program will launch soon, in time for holiday parties. The R.I.D.E. program has been very effective at helping to prevent drunk drivers and accidents that have catastrophic results. Recently, some drivers have used Twitter to warn other drivers about where R.I.D.E. program checkpoints are located. This is now both dangerous and illegal, as texting and emailing will cost you a $1,000 penalty plus demerit points.