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Second Reminder – Nominations for Election of Benchers

This message is provided to all members respecting the election of Benchers of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. The election results will be announced at the Law Society Annual General Meeting on June 5, 2020. Completed nomination papers in Form 4.01A must be filed with the Executive Director at the Law Society offices no later...

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Limitation Periods

We were asked to seek clarification on the meaning of “imminent” as stated in s. 5 of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Notice to the Profession and General Public, which states: 5. The Court registry will accept electronic filings (via email or fax) where a statutory deadline, or limitation period under the Limitations...

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Update Re Family Law matters – Support Enforcement

We have received several inquiries about issues arising with respect to Support Enforcement. In response to inquiries relating to Support Enforcement Matters, the Court has directed us to the following link: Support Enforcement The note specifically states that: Payors who have lost their job due to COVID-19 pandemic are expected to continue paying support as...

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Update – Provincial Court

As of Monday, March 30, 2020 the Provincial Court will not be operating from its Courthouses. Public access is unavailable. For more info visit http://court.nl.ca Revised COVID-19 Operational Plan – Provincial Court – Supplemental Information  

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Reminder – CLIA Notice

The Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association (CLIA) is a reciprocal insurance exchange providing professional liability insurance to lawyers in nine Canadian provinces with its headquarters in Regina, Saskatchewan. CLIA’s nominating committee is seeking candidates for one volunteer board position opening July 1, 2020. Candidates do not need to be lawyers but should have some of the...

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