Section: Legal

Married spouse: completely protected in case of death?

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Married spouse: completely protected in case of death?

We often focus on the risks in the event of death without a will, of a spouse who is not married or living in civil union. Remember, common law spouses, regardless of the duration of their union, or even if you have children together, are not successors (potential heirs) under the law. So, in case of death without a will, a common law spouse does not inherit from his/her deceased partner.

The non-renewal of the lease for subletting since more than 12 months

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The non-renewal of the lease for subletting since more than 12 months

Pour plusieurs, nous sommes dans la période de reconduction des baux. Malheureusement, les propriétaires n’ont généralement pas la possibilité d’envoyer un avis de non-reconduction du bail. En effet, sauf exception, les propriétaires doivent nécessairement passer par la résiliation du bail au moyen d’un recours à la Régie du logement.

Termination of the lease for consumption or cannabis cultivation is not a small matter!

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Termination of the lease for consumption or cannabis cultivation is not a small matter!

Smoking and cultivating cannabis becomes increasingly part of everyday life in an apartment building. Many owners think that by that fact alone, given the illegal nature of the matter, it makes the termination of the lease automatic, which is unfortunately not so simple.

Eviction of a tenant in winter: Myth or Reality?

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Eviction of a tenant in winter: Myth or Reality?

There are all kinds of stories circulating about eviction restrictions in winter. The reality is, can one request termination of the lease of a tenant, even in winter? Indeed, it is possible to request a lease termination, and this regardless of the time of the year. At the hearing, the judge will not take this fact into account to render his judgment.

THE RENTAL BOARD AND THE PRINCIPLES OF DEFENCE OF PET THERAPY

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THE RENTAL BOARD AND THE PRINCIPLES OF DEFENCE OF PET THERAPY

The Rental Board receives a request to terminate the lease and evict the tenant. On the day of the hearing the landlord introduced an amendment to request an order to dispose of his dog rather than the termination of the lease. The parties are bound by a lease from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013 extended until 30 June 2015 at a rent of $648.