The Cost of Being Self-Represented

The number of self-represented litigants in family cases in Ontario is growing.  Many people who are not represented by lawyers cite the high costs of having lawyers.  However, there are costs to not having lawyers as well. This week, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in Wodzynski v. Wodzynski (2012 ONCA 272).  [...]

By | May 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Claim for Privacy – Intrusion Upon Seclusion

There’s a new tort in town.  The Ontario Court of Appeal has now recognized the tort of “intrusion upon seclusion” in the decision of Jones v. Tsige, 2012 ONCA 32. The court adopted the description set out in the Restatement (Second) of Torts (2010) by Professor William Prosser: One who intentionally intrudes, physically or otherwise, [...]

By | March 26th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments