Putting together the words “family” and “law” might seem counter-intuitive, but from the moment two people decide to live together, married or not, opposite sex or same sex, they are entering into far…
Corporate and Commercial Law – Howard Nightingale Professional Corporation. Why include business along with family and real estate Law? For one thing, as a client, you have no need of three separate…
Purchase and Sale of Commerical Real Estate Property in Toronto – Howard NightingaleReal Estate is one of those familiar terms that have a much greater complexity than people might realize.
Howard Nightingale Professional Corporation understands that the end of life of family members and friends are difficult times. Clients charged with the responsibility of looking after the affairs of the…
Howard Nightingale believes very strongly about justice and fighting for what is right.
Howard studied and graduated from the University of Windsor Law School in 1980 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1982. Howard has been in private practice for over 29 years and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association.
I want to make sure that no matter what position you hold, every one has access to justice and everyone has the right to be heard. I also believe in fighting for the underdog and fighting for what is right”, says Howard Nightingale.
When the Law isn’t Necessarily the Law The essential question is this: can a marriage contract stipulate terms contrary to the Family Law Act? In a word, yes it can. If you receive a marriage contract from your significant other prior to getting married,...read more
With summer, the wedding season is in full swing. Across Canada, there’s an average of 160,000 marriages yearly, but more people marry between June and August than any other time of the year. Since these are the summer months, that likely explains the recent increase...read more
Ontario’s family law legislation, apparently at odds with federal law, is in the spotlight again. The current issue concerns support payments for handicapped children of unmarried parents. Last year it concerned the access rights of grandparents to see their...read more
Ontario Corporations have received a Christmas present from the Ontario government, although in this case, they might want to re-gift it. On December 16, 2016, new legislation affecting corporations comes into effect, and it might change the decision-making process...read more
There’s a certain appeal for some people, to the idea of being incorporated, a clear sense of having made it: incorporated companies play in the major leagues: it’s no longer Adam’s Widgets, or even Adam and Eve’s Widgets; it’s now the A&E Corporation, or A&E...read more
The business partnership model Our last blog focused on the sole proprietorship business model. For small scale entrepreneurs, especially those just “getting their feet wet,” starting and operating a business by themselves is a viable choice. However other, obvious...read more