This week is “Mental Health Week” and “Wellbeing Week in Law”. The Ontario Bar Association has some helpful mental health resources on its “Wellness Hub” that are worth checking out.
Most Small Claims Court hearings were previously adjourned to May 3, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a notice issued yesterday, the Court advised that the adjournment is extended to June 1, 2021, or to such other date as determined by the Court. This applies to: matters that, as of March 13, 2020, were […]
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice issued an updated Notice of Profession and Public Regarding Court Proceedings on April 20, 2021. In light of the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, the court is going to defer as many matters as possible until May 7, 2021. This includes virtual hearings. During this time, the court will focus on […]
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice provided an update on CaseLines in a Supplementary Notice to the Profession that was issued on April 16, 2021. CaseLines has now been implemented in Toronto and was expanded to the East and Northwest regions in March 2021. CaseLines is being expanded to the Central East and Central South regions […]
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice released an updated Notice to the Profession and Public Regarding Court Proceedings on April 8, 2021. The Court continues to hear as many matters as possible virtually. In-person matters will not be held, except for only the most serious child protection matters, urgent family matters and critical criminal matters, […]
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s Notice to the Profession for the Toronto Region was amended effective March 18, 2021. Regarding civil matters, direction is provided on filing documents for motions and applications. All materials for use on a motion or application must be first be filed through the Civil Submissions Online portal and then […]