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Legal services during COVID-19 pandemic

Legal services during COVID-19 pandemic

We would like to update you on the status of our services as Quebec’s legal community adjusts to activities during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. It’s a challenging time for us all and your patience is greatly appreciated. In this bulletin, you will find: new...

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What law students need to know about the Course aux stages

What law students need to know about the Course aux stages

If you haven’t heard, it’s time to start thinking about this year’s Course aux stages. What’s the Course aux stages, you ask? You must not be a second-year law student in Quebec! The Course aux stages is the official recruitment period for articling positions in...

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COVID-19: Boost Your Family’s Resilience This Winter

COVID-19: Boost Your Family’s Resilience This Winter

A difficult winter is upon us. With a confirmed second wave of COVID-19 and another lockdown, it’s understandable if life is feeling a lot tougher right now. Quebec’s healthcare system is at a critical state as cases in the province remain alarmingly high. As of early...

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Jugement favorable dans l’affaire Dalila Awada

Jugement favorable dans l’affaire Dalila Awada

Les tribunaux québécois ont tranché: la campagne de dénigrement dont a été victime la militante et chroniqueuse, Dalila Awada, en 2013 et 2014, constituait de la diffamation. La juge Carole Julien a donné gain de cause à Mme Awada dans sa poursuite contre Philippe...

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What’s the deal with lawyers’ robes?

What’s the deal with lawyers’ robes?

In Québec courtrooms, you’ll notice nearly every lawyer is dressed the same. Long black robes, often with white collars. Here in Québec, they’re called by their French name, toges. It’s part of a tradition that stretches back to the courts of both the United Kingdom...

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How to file for divorce

How to file for divorce

Deciding to end a marriage can be hard. If you are wondering how to file for divorce, family law lawyers at Goldwater, Dubé may be able to help.   Filing for Divorce in Québec   Deciding to get a divorce is typically hard to make. The fact that you have...

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Bill 21: Open letter to the Quebec Bar president

To the President of the Quebec Bar, It is with great consternation that we have learned of three messages the Quebec Bar tweeted during the evening of April 26th, announcing that our professional order will NOT participate in the Parliamentary Commission on draft Bill...

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Three new lawyers join Goldwater, Dubé

Goldwater, Dubé is pleased to announce that the firm continues to expand into 2021 with the arrival of three attorneys and two stagiaires. The ambitious new recruits’ expertise in family law, youth law and criminal law responds to the growing demands of our clientele....

How to Behave in Court: 10 Tips to Study Before Your First Visit

If you’ve never visited a courthouse, you may wonder what to do. Read How to Behave in Court: 10 Tips to Study Before Your First Visit to learn more.   How to Behave in Court in Canada   If you are like most people, you probably have not spent much time in...