Disabilty Legal Cost

I have client paid very high LEGAL cost to fight battle for Disabilty. Can we deduct from Tax Income?

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Legal expenses expenses paid in the year by you to collect salary or wages owed to you by an employer or former employer a deductible. Also legal expenses paid in order to establish a right to salary or wages are deductible.  I am not certain the expenses that you have are deductible and I don't know the form of your income and if it's even taxable. I would suggest you take it to a tax professional.
If you are going to try and complete the return yourself I would suggest you complete and send in the return without the legal expenses and then complete a T1 Adjustment Request with a complete description of the expense and let CRA decide but at least it has  not held up the origninal return.
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