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Ontario lawyers say a forthcoming report by Justice Annemarie Bonkalo may broaden the scope of family law in Ontario, and could erode current standards and squeeze lawyers out of the marketplace. Do you think this is true?



 Ontario lawyers say a forthcoming report by Justice Annemarie Bonkalo may broaden the scope of family law in Ontario, and could erode current standards and squeeze lawyers out of the marketplace. Do you think this is true?

Yes, potential recommendations in the report to broaden the marketplace will have harmful effects for lawyers.
Votes: 36
64.3%  
No, these recommendations will help clients and will not affect layers at all.
Votes: 20
35.7%  

Number of Voters   56
Start Voting   2017-03-06 00:00:00
End Voting   2017-04-06 00:00:00

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