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Book Spotlight - November 2020

Posted by Peel Law Association on 18 November 2020

Continue to watch this space for promotions highlighting one of the books recently added to the PLA Library collection, as well as old favourites we think may be of interest to our PLA Library users.

Today's spotlight is on the book, Canadian Family Law, 8th edition by Julien D. Payne and Marilyn A. Payne. This text is a companion volume to Child Support Guidelines in Canada, 2020 (Payne and Payne) that is also in the PLA Library collection. Both titles are available for borrowing by current PLA Members in good standing.

Published: August 12, 2020 by Irwin Law.

Click here for more information about this title.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1: Family Structures and Canadian Family Law

Chapter 2: Marriage

Chapter 3: Cohabitational Relationships

Chapter 4: Domestic Contracts

Chapter 5: Family Violence

Chapter 6: The Crises of Marriage Breakdown and Processes for Dealing with Them

Chapter 7: Divorce: Jurisdiction; Judgments; Foreign Divorces; Grounds for Divorce; Bars

Chapter 8: Spousal Support on or after Divorce

Chapter 9: Child Support on or after Divorce

Chapter 10: Parenting Arrangements after Divorce

Chapter 11: Appeals

Chapter 12: Remedies Available under Provincial and Territorial Legislation

Chapter 13: Matrimonial Property Rights

Table of Cases

About the Authors

 

Please be aware that the PLA Library stacks are currently closed for browsing and are only accessible to PLA Library staff. Please click here for information regarding how to access materials, borrowing privileges and our new late fee policy. If you only wish to browse items within the PLA facilities, you must complete a PLA Workstation Reservation Form prior to coming to the PLA facilities to ensure that you will have a workstation to use while here. Requested items for browsing will be prepared and placed at your workstation prior to your arrival.

This item is available for signout from the PLA Library to PLA Members only. You may borrow this item for one week (seven days).

Non PLA members are welcome to use this item in the PLA Library, but signout and borrowing privileges are limited to current PLA Members in good standing.

For a full listing of all of the new items added to the PLA Library Collection, please watch for your next issue of Peel Briefs (for PLA Members Only) or take a look at the New Books list for the current calendar year published in the Members' Corner.


Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the link for the Membership Form and Fees. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.

Posted in: Book Spotlight Library Services Membership News and Updates  

Book Spotlight - May 2020

Posted by Peel Law Association on 1 May 2020
Continue to watch this space for promotions highlighting one of the books recently added to the PLA Library collection, as well as old favourites we think may be of interest to our PLA Library users.

Today's spotlight is on the book, The Six-Minute Criminal Court Judge, 2020 by Law Society of Ontario.

Published: January 25, 2020 by Law Society of Ontario

This resource can currently be accessed online from the Law Society of Ontario on AccessCLE here.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Tab 1: The Calnen Solution / The Honourable David Watt.

Tab 2: When is there a Basis to Challenge for Cause? / The Honourable Michelle Fuerst.

Tab 3: The Jury Address What Works and What Doesn't / The Honourable John McMahon.

Tab 4: Issues in Jury Selection and Management: A Practitioner's Guide / The Honourable Steven Coroza, Colin Wood.

Tab 5: Preparing to Litigate Search Warrants in 6 Minutes / The Honourable Michal Fairburn.

Tab 6: Challenging Expert Evidence for Bias / The Honourable Andras Schreck.

Tab 7: Best Practices for Case Management / The Honourable Michael Code.

Tab 8: Victim Impact Statements: The Impact of Amendments to the Criminal Code after the Enactment of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights / The Honourable Rita Maxwell.

Tab 9: Effective Preparation for Pre-Trial Conferences / The Honourable Nancy Dawson.

Tab 10: Practical Considerations in Making Concessions at Trial / The Honourable Mara Greene.

Tab 11: Sentencing and the Absconding Offender / The Honourable Iona Jaffe.

Tab 12: § 276 CCC / Darrach Application Checklist and Decision Tree / The Honourable Andrea Tuck-Jackson.

Tab 13: Leaney Applications: Identification Evidence: Recognition / The Honourable Nancy Kastner.

Tab 14: The Production and Admission of Complainants' Records Under the Criminal Code / The Honourable Gregory Ellies, Manon Arbour and Nicole Daniel.

Tab 15: Tips on Appellate and Oral Advocacy / The Honourable Nancy Dennison.

Tab 16: Self Defence / The Honourable Jennifer Woollcombe.

Tab 17: Section 24(2) - Can R. v. Omar, 2019 SCC 32 be reconciled with R. v. Le, 2019 SCC 34? / The Honourable James Stribopoulos.

Tab 18: Summary of R. v. R.V., 2019 ONCA 664 / The Honourable Gladys Pardu, Victorica Wicks.

Tab 19: Recent Charter Cases Dealing with Impaired Driving / The Honourable Amit Ghosh.

Tab 20: Professionalism In and Out of Court / The Honourable Philip Downes.

Tab 21: LawPRO Criminal Claims Fact Sheet.

 


Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the links for the Membership Form and Fees, and a full list of PLA Membership Benefits. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.

Posted in: Book Spotlight Library Services News and Updates  

PLA Wellness Resources

Posted by Peel Law Association on 1 April 2020

The PLA has published a brief guide for professionals and their families on wellness, mental health and addiction resources with an emphasis on services in Peel Region. 

Wellness Resources - Taking Care During Covid-19

Take care and stay safe.

Posted in: News and Updates  

PLA EVENTS & CPDs

Posted by Peel Law Association on 16 March 2020

Please note all PLA Events & CPDs have been suspended at this time. Updates to programming will be circulated when available. 

Posted in: PLA EVENTS PLA CPDs News and Updates  

Book Spotlight 2 - March 2020

Posted by Peel Law Association on 16 March 2020

Continue to watch this space for promotions highlighting one of the books recently added to the PLA Library collection, as well as old favourites we think may be of interest to our PLA Library users.

Today's spotlight is on the book, Civil Appeals: The Year in Review, 2019 by Law Society of Ontario. This text is a new title in the PLA Library Collection and is available for borrowing by current PLA Members in good standing.

Published: December 9, 2019 by Law Society of Ontario

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Tab 1: 2019 Canadian class action appellate decisions : another busy year / Celeste Poltak, Michael Eizenga, Katrina E. Crocker and Michael C. Smith

Tab 2: Limitation periods update / Jeremy Opolsky, Alicja Puchta

Tab 3: Civil procedure update / Emma Carver, Sanam Goudarzi

Tab 4A: Appellate law update 2019 personal injury and medical negligence / Barbara Legate

Tab 4B: Tort law update / Paul Pape, Brodie Noga

Tab 5: The rule against evidence of negotiations in contractual interpretation : a rule ripe for revisiting / Geoff Hall

Tab 6: Rapid fire / Shantona Chaudhury, Alison Warner, Brodie Noga and Cristina Senese.

 

This item is available for signout from the PLA Library to PLA Members only. You may borrow this item for one week (seven days). Non PLA members are welcome to use this item in the PLA Library, but signout and borrowing privileges are limited to current PLA Members in good standing.

For a full listing of all of the new items added to the PLA Library Collection, please watch for your next issue of Peel Briefs (for PLA Members Only).

Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the links for the Membership Form and Fees, and a full list of PLA Membership Benefits. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.
Posted in: Book Spotlight Library Services Membership News and Updates  

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