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Two Weeks Away ~ Sentencing and Parole Project (February 27, 2024)

Posted by Peel Law Association on 13 February 2024

If you are having trouble viewing the image above, please click here for the .PDF version of the flyer.

Registration closes at 12:00 PM on February 27, 2024.

Posted in:PLA CPDsNews and Updates  

Reminder ~ Black History Month Expo (February 29, 2024)

Posted by Peel Law Association on 12 February 2024

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If you plan to attend, please RSVP at library@plalawyers.ca

Posted in:PLA EVENTSNews and Updates  

PLA Annual General Meeting and Election (March 6, 2024)

Posted by Peel Law Association on 9 February 2024

Join us for the Peel Law Association's 2024 Annual General Meeting

March 6, 2024
5:00 PM (SHARP)
Mississauga Grand Banquet Hall (35 Brunel Road, Mississauga)

Join us as we:

  • Review the Audited Financial Statements and the 2024 Budget
  • Conduct our election of directors (see documents below for further details)
  • Vote on whether paralegals should be members of the PLA

Attendance at the meeting portion of the evening is FREE to all 2024 PLA Members!

PLA Membership fees for 2024 must be paid in advance of the AGM in order for Nominations to be valid.



If you wish to attend the Annual Members' Dinner taking place after the meeting, please click here for more information.

Posted in:Annual General MeetingNews and Updates  

Book Spotlight - Wills and Estates, revised 5th edition

Posted by Peel Law Association on 9 February 2024


Information provided on Emond's website:

The revised 5th edition addresses the numerous recent changes implemented to procedures and legislation while maintaining the core structure, content, and pedagogy of the previous edition. Updates include a description of the new process for the administration of small estates introduced by the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2020 and amendments to the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992 and the Succession Law Reform Act introduced by the Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021. This revised edition also provides comprehensive coverage of the new and updated estate forms, increase in the value of the preferential share, updated court fees, and more.

Features:

  • Recent legislative changes, including the new process for administering small estates, changes to the impact of marriage and separation on the interpretation of wills, and the new court-ordered validity process for wills.
  • Recent changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure, including the new service-by-email and proof-of-service procedures.
  • Updated and additional samples of various estate and other forms.
  • Clear identification of the specific role played by law clerks in the practice of estate law.
  • Real-world examples to help readers relate to the material.
  • Updated language to reflect changes in the Children’s Law Reform Act.
  • Additional key terms defined to assist readers with technical language.
  • Tables, figures, and charts to visually demonstrate key concepts and procedures.


For more information about this resource, click here.


This item is available to PLA Members in good standing for sign-out. PLA Members can sign-out up to three items for overnight use for a seven day period. Overdue charges may be applicable to items that are not returned by their due date.

If you are interested in signing out resources from the library, submit a book request to PLA library staff!


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 SpotlightLibrary ServicesMembershipMember Benefits  

PLA CPD - Sentencing and Parole Project (February 27, 2024)

Posted by Peel Law Association on 8 February 2024

If you are having trouble viewing the image above, please click here for the .PDF version of the flyer.

Registration closes at 12:00 PM on February 27, 2024.

Posted in:PLA CPDsNews and Updates  

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