Does a Criminal Proceeding Stop the Limitation Period Clock for a Civil Suit?

In the decision Kulyk v Guastella, 2021 ONSC 584, Justice Myers addressed whether a criminal proceeding can stop the clock for a civil suit. In this case, the parties were former spouses. The criminal matter arose from allegations that the husband perpetrated fraud and assault. The civil matter arose from statements the former wife made … Continue reading Does a Criminal Proceeding Stop the Limitation Period Clock for a Civil Suit?

The Weaving of Two Tales

Tale as old as time Tune as old as song Bittersweet and strange Finding you can change Learning you were wrong… – (Lyrics from Beauty and the Beast) Many cases have both criminal and civil proceedings. It’s a tale as old as time.  But, in SC v NS, 2017 ONSC 353, a twist arose from the two parallel … Continue reading The Weaving of Two Tales