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More alternatives to bankruptcy

In a recent blog post we discussed some alternatives to bankruptcy, which isn't the disastrous ending many people think it is, but should still be avoided when possible. Such bankruptcy alternatives include debt consolidation, which involves getting one loan with one creditor and one set of payment terms to Read more

The real-estate closing process

The process of buying or selling real estate is an enormous undertaking. There is usually a substantial amount of money involved. After all, real-estate prices have historically increased. And, despite bubbles and dips, prices usually bounce back, which means that real-estate transactions become increasingly lucrative. Add to that the significance Read more

Divorce versus separation

If you think families can be complicated, the laws surrounding family — or family law — can be extremely complicated to navigate for the average person. Even the Canadian government, which provides various resources on the topic of family law, suggests people should consult a good family lawyer before Read more

The importance of home inspections

The principle of caveat emptor, or buyer beware, is very much prevalent in Canada’s real-estate laws. Unless seller fraud can be proven, the onus is often on the buyer to ensure the structural and legal soundness of the property he or she is buying. However, there is one sensible remedy Read more

Enforcing child and spousal support

As with many areas of family law, the issues of both child support and spousal support can become emotional. However, laws are in place in Canada that clearly outline obligations surrounding support, and the provinces have jurisdiction in enforcing these laws. Becoming familiar with these laws can not only Read more

Why you need a corporate lawyer

We have previously discussed why a business, company or organization should be incorporated. In essence, if you’re doing more than baking cookies in the kitchen, or providing freelance services from your home office, the advantages of incorporation become quite significant. However, as businesses grow and become incorporated, so, too, do Read more

Easing the burden of divorce

The various costs associated with divorce can be overwhelming. Divorce can be the source of personal grief, emotional anxiety, familial breakup and general hardship. On top of it all, there is the financial burden that can sometimes accompanies the already painful process of divorce. But it doesn't have to Read more

What you should know about real-estate law

Society has evolved. There used to be a time when we often left certain areas of expertise, well, to the experts. Bankers did banking, stock brokers bought stocks, and so on. However, with the advent of mass communications, expertise is now often at the fingertips of the average person. Read more

What is a trustee in bankruptcy?

There is a general lack of knowledge about what a bankruptcy proceeding is like in Canada, and that might not be all that bad. The less need there is to file for bankruptcy, the better. However, the fact of the matter is that a very large percentage of Canadians Read more

Divorce law in Canada

Nobody likes to talk about divorce. It’s one of the most difficult social experiences people encounter in their lives. Divorces break up families, create grief and heartache, and can be a source of indescribable anxiety. However, the fact of the matter is that divorce is a reality in today’s Read more

Why you need a good real-estate lawyer

There are many professionals we hire as a matter of routine: doctors, dentists, mechanics, etc. These are people that are essentially on call for us and can provide essential services when needed. For example, if you have a good mechanic on call, you can trust them to fix your Read more

Legal obligations surrounding property defects

Nobody wants to buy a property only to learn afterwards that there’s a big crack in the basement wall that leads to regular flooding. This is a worst-case scenario in real estate that buyers obviously want to avoid, as do honest sellers. However, a revelation of a property defect Read more

Filing for bankruptcy in Canada

There was a time when declaring oneself “bankrupt” would have been seen as the end of the world financially. However, over the years, there has developed a better understanding of what bankruptcy is, what it means, and what’s involved. Indeed, bankruptcy is nothing more than a process created to Read more

Becoming incorporated in Canada

There are numerous advantages to incorporation. It protects shareholders of a company from unlimited liability. A corporation also exists apart from the lifespan of any shareholder, is accompanied by various tax advantages, and also gives an organization a kind of credibility and public standing it might not otherwise have. Location Read more

The division of property upon divorce

There are many components to a divorce. There is what happens prior to a decision to divorce, such as the emotional decision to break up a marriage and all the corresponding personal consequences, and then there is what happens after the decision to divorce is made. In the case Read more

Encumbrances to marketable titles in real estate

Any purchaser of real estate should not only receive title to the property, but the title should be what is known as a marketable. A marketable property title is evidence of ownership without any third-party claims or encumbrances to that ownership that could affect the property’s fair-market price or Read more

Canada’s new anti-spam law Effective July 1, 2014

What you need to know about Canada’s new anti-spam law? Starting July 1, 2014, CASL (Canada’s Anti-Spam Law) imposed substantial regulatory obligations on those sending commercial emails. Things to know: CASL creates director’s liability for organizational offenses.  A commercial electronic message is any message sent by any means of telecommunication, such as voice, Read more

Family Law in Ontario Help & FAQ

  Some family legal matters that we can handle for you include: divorce applications, and other court proceedings mediation/arbitration spousal and child support claims child custody and access claims division of family assets sale of the family home separation agreements marriage and cohabitation Read more

A Client’s Step-by-step Guide to Commencing a Civil Action

So you’ve read Some Things You Should Consider before Deciding Whether To Sue and have carefully considered your options. You’ve also read Is It Too Late To Sue, Or Be Sued? Limitation Periods in Ontario and your lawyer has advised you that it is not too late to sue (i.e. Read more

Regulatory & Government Matters

Companies, under growing pressure of regulations, increasingly need the help of knowledgeable lawyers who can advise them about compliance. In certain transactions, especially larger ones, growing focus is on regulatory approvals, such as those imposed by Investment Canada and the Competition Bureau. We can help you develop compliance policies so Read more

Residential Real Estate Closing

→ Buying or Selling? → Consult with us first! → Call Now: 1 416 628 4635 → Map and Directions   For many Canadians, their single most important investment is their home. Whether buying or selling your home, you will need a lawyer to help you with the real estate transaction. Here are some Read more

Franchising Law in Ontario

Franchising is one of the fastest growing methods of business expansion and organization in Canada. Franchising is about sharing success. When a franchisee succeeds, the franchisor also succeeds, and vice-versa. It’s a win-win scenario.   Here’s how it works: The franchisor and the franchisee enter into an agreement. Under it, the franchisor licenses the Read more

Canada Intellectual Property Law

The term "intellectual property" (IP) refers to patents, trade-marks, copyright, industrial designs and similar rights. These rights are "property" in that they are based on the legal right to exclude others from using the property and ownership of the rights can be transferred. These rights are "intellectual" in that they Read more

Your Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

Commercial Real Estate Laws Property law in Canada falls under provincial jurisdiction. Property law in Ontario has developed through the English common law. Interests in land are generally held directly in fee simple or by leases as leasehold interests. If you are thinking of expanding your business to Ontario and want to Read more

Building and Construction Law

A construction project can be a complex undertaking, fraught with risks. HLF can help you identify the risks early. We can help you be proactive. We can advise you about how to prevent these risks from happening in the first place, and if they do happen, how to effectively deal with them. By Read more

HLF | Richmond Hill Legal Services

Hosseini Law Firm is a small, Canadian-based law firm with a rapidly growing international, multi-jurisdictional, and multidisciplinary practice. Dedicated legal service to small businesses and entrepreneurs is the firm’s primary focus.

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Our goal is to bring to our clients the comfort and satisfaction of knowing the right course of action to take in legal matters. Our lawyers and support team are dedicated to getting the answers and results our clients seek. Our services are carefully customized to best suit our clients’ needs, budgets, and expectations.

Our hard working team members and affiliates provide outstanding legal service and support throughout a wide spectrum of practice areas.

Further, we acknowledge that dealing with legal issues can be overwhelming and even intimidating – the jargon, the uncertainty, the complex rules and procedures, and the stress of meeting deadlines. For that reason, we strive to first help you understand the what you are facing, and second, discuss different possible options that would yield the best results. We listen to our clients, understand their needs, offer the best solutions and deliver on our promises. We go beyond expectations and always deliver outstanding service.

We are disciplined in our approaches and our actions. We always strive to provide high value to our clients. They deserve no less.

We demonstrate the highest ethical standards. We always behave with integrity, honesty and candidness when dealing with our clients.

We aim to ensure that you are at peace throughout the course of your case. We treat every client as an individual rather than a file. To inquire more about our services, or to arrange an initial consultation, please contact us now.


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Buying or Selling Real Estate in Ontario?

For many Canadians, their single most important investment is their home. Whether buying or selling your home, you will need a lawyer to help you with the real estate transaction. Here are some of the things that we can do:

Drafting the agreement of purchase and sale
Drafting the mortgage documents
Collecting the transaction fees
Advising about tenancies, if applicable

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Family Legal Issues?

Our team of knowledgeable professionals at HLF provides an array of services to couples and families in transition. Some family legal matters that we can handle for you include:

Divorce applications, and other court proceedings
Spousal and child support claims
Child custody and access claims
Division of family assets
Sale of the family home
Separation agreements
Marriage and cohabitation agreements

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Why Incorporate Your Business?

There are many advantages to incorporating your business, as outlined below:

Limited liability
Protect your capital
Tax advantages
Capital acquisition
Perpetual existence
Mergers and acquisitions
Better public image

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