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Posted by Peel Law Association on 20 June 2024

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Registration will close at 12:00 PM on July 16, 2024.

Posted in:PLA EVENTSNews and Updates  

ICYMI ~ 2024 Judges' Night - Save the Date!

Posted by Peel Law Association on 19 June 2024

Mark your calendars for Thursday, September 26, 2024
to join us at the Mississauga Grand Banquet Hall for Judges' Night!

More details to follow soon!

Sponsorship opportunities available

Has your firm or organization considered being a sponsor of our Judges' Night event?

We offer various levels of ticketed sponsorship levels - ranging from two seats to two tables - and each includes year-round opportunities to advertise in our amazing magazine Peel Briefs.

Check out our 2024 Judges' Night page for a list of our current sponsors and to view our sponsorship package.

Posted in:PLA EVENTSJudges' Night  

TODAY! AFCC Parenting Plan Guidelines (June 18, 2024)

Posted by Peel Law Association on 18 June 2024

Registration closes TODAY at 12:00 PM

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Registration will close at 12:00 PM on June 18, 2024.

Posted in:PLA CPDsNews and Updates  

Looking for an articling student? Post on the PLA jobsite.

Posted by Peel Law Association on 17 June 2024


Are you or your firm currently looking to hire an articling student or a newly called lawyer?

We regularly receive inquiries from people looking for positions in local law firms - the PLA is often the first step in their job search. Is your job posting on our Jobsite?  Let's make it easier for them to find you!

REMEMBER:  PLA members can post on the PLA Jobsite FREE OF CHARGE!

Opportunities are posted on the Jobsite for approximately 30 days but Members can always request to keep the posting up for a longer period of time if required.

Posted in:Jobsite  

Book Spotlight - Contracts for the Family Law Client

Posted by Peel Law Association on 14 June 2024

Information provided on LexisNexis' website:

There are many different contracts a family lawyer asks their client to sign, often under pressured circumstances, and in scenarios where the client, and sometimes their lawyer, may not fully understand the contract at issue.

Contracts for the Family Law Client begins by discussing the law of contract in Canada, and then explores the different types of family law contracts, according to the following categories:

  • Contracts dealing with the client and their professional - retainer agreements with one’s lawyer, chartered business valuator and Section 30 CLRA parenting assessor
  • “Coming Together” agreements - the cohabitation agreement, marriage contract and fertility and assisted reproduction agreement
  • “Coming Apart” agreements - the separation agreement, amending agreement, paternity agreement and tolling agreement
  • “Eyes Forward” agreement - the parenting co-ordination service agreement

The book further explores the topics of negotiation, mediation, arbitration and the various alternative dispute resolution contracts used to lead parties to “Coming Together” agreements and "Coming Apart” agreements. It also examines the practical considerations when seeking to enforce or challenge a contract, including advice about the Family Responsibility Office, the Family Law Rules, bifurcation in set aside cases and limitation periods.

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  
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