Category Archives: General Interest

Social Media and Defamation – A Cautionary Tale

    I recently came across a news article about a Vancouver woman ordered to pay her ex $200,000.00 after trashing his reputation online.  Most people have a general understanding about the concept of defamation, but you rarely hear about actual defamation orders being made or damages being awarded. After coming across the article, I … Continue reading Social Media and Defamation – A Cautionary Tale

I Have to Go to Court and Don’t Know What to Expect

    Do you have any upcoming court date?  If so, you may be experiencing some anxiety because you don’t know what to say or do, or how to conduct yourself in court.  If you have a lawyer, it will be your lawyer’s job to speak to the judge and present your case (this applies … Continue reading I Have to Go to Court and Don’t Know What to Expect

The Legality of Recording Conversations               

    I have had many clients going through high-conflict separations ask me whether they can legally record conversations between themselves and their spouse.  Most people assume it is illegal to do so but this is incorrect.  You CAN legally record a conversation between you and someone else.   Why would you want to do … Continue reading The Legality of Recording Conversations