It is upsetting to see people being misled by individuals posing as legal practitioners. A recent article in The Star highlighted a case of a man who allegedly posed as legal counsel in a legal matter without a legal license from the Law Society of Upper Canada.
It is essential to know who you are hiring to handle your legal matters. Make sure you are hiring a licensed paralegal or lawyer by asking for proof of accreditation or their Law Society card before commencing business.
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