Shhh… Be very, very quiet, we’re hunting CIF dates!

As a reminder, statutes are not necessarily in force upon royal assent – however, most statutes and regulations come with a commencement section these days. That said, if you conduct historical legislative research, you may find that some annual statutes are ‘silent’ about their commencement!

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New Year, New Leaf: Divorce in January

With the arrival of the first month of each new year, many lawyers report a steep increase in inquiries concerning separation or divorce. For those looking for precedents or general primers on divorce and separation, the Great Library has a wealth of material amongst our family law collection:

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Making a Will: Some Tools

While many use the end of year as a time to set goals and resolutions, it can also afford the perfect opportunity to wrap up loose ends. For some this may involve prepping for tax season, and others, reflecting on estate planning matters. Although Make a Will Month has passed, never is a bad time to make sure your will is up to date. Here’s a selection of current will drafting resources available through the Great Library:

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