How a Guilty Plea Can Get You Deported

How a Guilty Plea Can Get You Deported

Most of the criminal lawyers representing their clients are not aware of the immigration consequences of sentences to their clients. Depending on the nature & type of the offence(s) and resulting convictions/sentences would determine the criminal inadmissibility...
Cashing Cheques Gone Wild

Cashing Cheques Gone Wild

I recently settled a case that would shock most business owners regarding mail-in cheques that prompted me to write this article to hopefully protect our readers.    How many of you think it is safe to pay a bill by mailing a cheque to a business? Many...
Jailing the Innocent: This Could be You

Jailing the Innocent: This Could be You

Getting phone calls in the middle of the night from police officers is a common occurrence for me. The scenario often goes as followed, the phone rings, I answer and on the other end of the line is a police officer explaining that Joe/Jane has been arrested in an...
Impact of Sponsorship Agreement on Child Support

Impact of Sponsorship Agreement on Child Support

One of the requirements to sponsor a family member for Citizenship and Immigration Canada is to execute a Sponsorship Agreement and an undertaking for financial support of the sponsored person(s). The reason of such agreement is to ensure that the sponsor, and not the...
Why Muslims Must Get an Islamic Will

Why Muslims Must Get an Islamic Will

Although a Will is not compulsory under Canadian Law there are great consequences of not having a will. For example, not having a will may affect the distribution of your assets, which could cause great turmoil after you pass. From a legal and Islamic perspective, it...