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THE FIRM

PooranLaw – Our Commitment to the Community

PooranLaw was founded as a resource for individuals with disabilities, their families and the community organizations that support them.

 

Our members are dedicated to working with individuals with disabilities and their families to ensure their social inclusion, self-actualization and long-term security. We specialize in maximizing access to financial supports such as the Ontario Disability Program (ODSP), Passport and other forms of Individualized Funding, the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and various benefits through the income tax system.  We also facilitate innovative housing solutions and works with families to establish trusts and estate plans that ensure continued financial stability.

 

Our firm members work closely with social service organizations, developmental service providers, charities and not-for-profits, to facilitate the vital services they provide.  We regularly advise and represent clients in a variety of legal matters, including:

 

  • Incorporations and corporate filings,
  • Developing service agreements, operational contracts and procedural policies,
  • Consent, capacity and legal decision-making issues,
  • Employment, labour and human rights matters,
  • Privacy,
  • AODA compliance,
  • Social Inclusion Act and Quality Assurance Measures compliance,
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board issues, and
  • Occupational Health and Safety.

 

Our firm members have received international recognition as authorities on disability issues and spoken at hundreds of conferences and seminars on various matters relevant to the community.

 

We are also actively engaged in efforts to reform and modernize the law regarding disability issues in an effort to achieve a society that promotes autonomy, personal choice and inclusion for all.