Listen, there is no way to sugar coat this. As a business owner, the current crisis is the most difficult thing most of us have ever encountered in our entrepreneurial lives. We are afraid for the future of our business. We are afraid for the safety of our staff. We are afraid for the safety
At Journey Law, our in house lawyers do not handle litigation matters. We have external counsel, Jonathan Collings, to assist us with those files. Unfortunately, he is currently in isolation after returning from a trip to visit family in the United States. He is working at his parent’s home for the time being, at a
Due to COVID-19 disrputions, the team at Journey Law is working from home until further notice. We recognize that many of our clients will be working from home, or may not be working at all due to these disruptions. Though things are uncertain right now, this time is an opportunity for all of us to
Here at Journey Law, we are following the news about COVID-19. We know that the disruption, if not the illness itself, is already having an impact on our clients and our community. While we don’t believe there is a need to panic, we do think it is important for our team to be prepared so
Bill 145, Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020, received royal asset yesterday. Among other things, this means real estate professionals in Ontario can incorporate without needing to be a broker. Journey Law can help.
Preparing a do-it-yourself will can bring complications and should only be done in the rarest of circumstances, Cornwall wills and estates lawyer Michele Allinotte tells AdvocateDaily.com.
Regularly reviewing your will is a vital part of estate planning, especially for those in their golden years beginning new romantic relationships, says Cornwall wills and estates lawyer Michele Allinotte. Allinotte, principal of Journey Law (formerly Allinotte Law Office), says circumstances can change dramatically after a person draws up their will, and those changes can have
Drawing up a will can give you peace of mind but naming a power of attorney may be even more essential, says Cornwall wills and estates lawyer Michele Alinotte. While it shouldn’t be a choice of one over the other, having a will but not a power of attorney could create chaos if you become
Owning an animal is a privilege and responsibility, so owners need to make arrangements for their pet’s care in wills and possibly even in prenuptial agreements, says Cornwall wills and estates lawyer Michele Allinotte. “Though many people may not realize it, pets are defined as property in Ontario law, so they need to be dealt with
Like most lawyers, I tend towards perfectionism. Being detail-oriented and pushing to get things “just right” is a good thing often, but to a point. Perfection itself is impossible, and sometimes you can spend more time trying to make something perfect and that time does not increase the quality of the project. The diminishing return