The law of legal capacity, decision-making and guardianship governs how decisions related to property, treatment and personal care are made in situations where individuals’ decision-making abilities are in some way impaired, but decisions must nonetheless be made.
Defamation law is a branch of tort law that attempts to protect a claimant’s reputation from harm caused by false statements.
On September 18, 2014, the Law Commission of Ontario’s (LCO) Board of Governors approved a project to consider improving the last stages of people’s lives as they approach death.
While the CPA is procedural in nature, its objectives of access to justice, judicial economy and behavioral modification make it a potentially powerful tool when applied to a wide array of complex, high-stakes litigation.
- Family Law Reform
- Provincial Offences Act
- Joint & Several Liability
- Fees for Cashing Government Cheques
- A Framework for the Law as It Affects Older Adults
- Division of Pensions Upon Marriage Breakdown
- Violence against Women Curriculum Modules Initiative
- Review of the Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act
- The Law and Persons with Disabilities
- Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work
- Capacity and Legal Representation for the Federal RDSP
- Simplified Procedures for Small Estates
- The Regulation of Public Space
- Simplified Policy Tools
- Redefining Parentage
- Multifaceted Approaches to Community Safety