Grandparents’ rights bill feeds misconceptions

Posted on: March 9th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

New provincial legislation could exacerbate grandparents’ misconceptions about their rights in custody cases, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. Bill 34, which recently received royal assent at Queen’s Park, amends the Children’s Law Reform Act to explicitly include grandparents as people who can initiate a custody application in court. The bill also forces judges to consider their […]

Eight Ways Shy Lawyers Can Find Mentors

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

This article was previously published in Attorney at Work. ******************************************************   Eight Ways Shy Lawyers Can Find Mentors I have always considered myself an introvert. I always admire those individuals who show no restraint as their laughter booms across the room, or who talk nonstop and excitedly to someone they have just met. But, alas, […]

Saskatchewan man wants his trial heard in Cree

Posted on: February 11th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

A Saskatchewan man’s request to have his murder trial conducted in Cree would represent new ground for language rights in court if granted, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. Native affairs newspaper Turtle Island News reports that Gordon Fiddler, a member of the Waterhen Lake First Nation in northern Saskatchewan accused of killing a fellow band member, […]

“Top Family Law and Estates Law Cases of 2016” Webinars – Jan 31/17 and Feb 7/17

Posted on: January 30th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is offering a pair of online sessions this winter in partnership with ezCPD.ca, aimed at highlighting 2016’s top cases in both family and estates law. On Jan. 31, Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will present the ‘Top Family Law Cases of 2016’ webinar at 1 p.m., which will highlight the key decisions from […]

“THE LANGUAGE OF LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE” AND “THE LANGUAGE OF CONTRACTS” – LEGAL TRANSLATION WEBINARS ON January 19 and 26, 2017

Posted on: January 17th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Back by popular demand! Suzanne E. Deliscar, Lawyer-Linguist, is pleased to once again present a two-part live webinar series on contracts and other legal documents in January 2017 in cooperation with ProZ.com. 1. “The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications” – January 19, 2017 – 9 AM EDT For Linguists This advanced […]

“When the Law Hits Home: Legal Issues Affecting Entrepreneurs” –Presentation for GWIN – January 3, 2017

Posted on: January 2nd, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

“When the Law Hits Home: Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs” – hosted by Guelph Women in Networking (GWIN) – January 3, 2017 Entrepreneurs work diligently to protect their clients’ personal and commercial interests, but are often unaware of the laws that apply to them both as private citizens and professionals. Success in business includes being cognizant […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS, JOYEUX NOËL, FELIZ NAVIDAD 2016

Posted on: December 18th, 2016 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Please note that all offices of Deliscar Professional Corporation (Brampton, Guelph, Orangeville) will be closed from December 23, 2016 up to and including January 2, 2017, reopening on January 3, 2017. We will check messages and e-mails periodically during that time.  If you wish to book a free thirty (30) minute initial phone consultation, please […]

SCC Selection Process and the Question of Bilingualism for Indigenous People

Posted on: December 8th, 2016 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

The government’s new Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) selection process should take into consideration that indigenous candidates are bilingual but the languages might not always be French and English, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. “Instead, they may speak French and Cree or English and Mohawk or any other First Nation language — and that should […]

Wills & Powers of Attorney Presentation – Mississauga Public Library – November 19, 2016

Posted on: November 15th, 2016 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Wills & Powers of Attorney – Presentation Central Library, Mississauga Public Library – Ground Floor Program Room Learn about the reasons why you need a will, updating your current will, probate free planning, do’s and don’t’s of joint accounts, powers of attorney, and more from Suzanne Deliscar. Saturday November 19, 2016, 2:00 pm – 3:30 […]

November is “Make a Will Month”

Posted on: November 13th, 2016 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

  Did you know November is Make a Will Month? The Ontario Bar Association, of which I am a member, is bringing to light the importance of having a will that specifically expresses your wishes. Consider this… You’ve spent a good part of your life building your assets and now you have an opportunity to […]