Family Law

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  • “Joggling Family Law” – Keeping Files in the Air While Moving Your Practice at a Comfortable Heart R

    $35.00

    This paper seeks to address the following questions that challenge both junior family law counsel and senior practitioners: How can lawyers juggle various files while keeping their practice moving forward while, at the same time, minimizing stress and having a life outside of the office? Divided into sections, this paper discusses important topics such as planning a career, client service, and time management.

    This paper was presented at the 46th Annual Family Law Refresher in April of 2013.

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  • 4 Degrees of Separation: Affinity, Alignment, Alienation and Estrangement

    $45.00

    Authors: Hon. Madam Justice B.A. Browne, Sandra L. Schulz QC and Jason Kully

    This paper addresses affinity, alignment, and estrangement with a focus on the concepts behind parental alienation, the warning signs that alienation might exist, and what lawyers and judges can do to address parental alienation. In its conclusion, this paper discusses the importance of identifying warning signs and symptoms of parental alienation as well as the best ways to treat and deal with these cases.

    This paper was presented at the 46th Annual Family Law Refresher in April of 2013.

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  • 50th Annual Refresher – Audio Recordings and Program Materials

    $195.00

    LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher focuses on practice excellence. This program provides substantive legal content in the areas of civil litigation, family law, transactions, and wills and estates, and includes tips to strengthen your practice.

  • 50th Annual Refresher Program Materials

    $0.00$195.00

    LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher focused on practice excellence. This program provided substantive legal content in the areas of civil litigation, family law, real estate, business, and wills and estates, and included tips to strengthen your practice.

  • 50th Annual Refresher: Family Law Sessions – Audio Recordings and Program Materials

    $195.00

    This package contains audio recordings and program materials from the family law sessions held at the 50th Annual Refresher. Listen to presenters and panel members discuss a range of topics relevant to family law practitioners, and follow along with their papers and presentation materials.

    This family law package includes audio recordings and program materials from the following sessions:

    • Do Family Lawyers Have Ethical Obligations to the Children of Their Clients? — Nicholas Bala & Patricia M. Hébert QC
    • Separation and Divorce Later in Life — John-Paul E. Boyd
    • Jurisdictional Issues in Custody Matters — Krysta H. Ostwald
    • Old Dogs, New Tricks — Deni Cashin

    These materials are part of a collection presented at LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher: Practice Excellence held in Lake Louise from May 7–9, 2017.

    These documents are electronic products in Adobe PDF format and MP3 format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download these products.  

  • 7th Annual Law & Practice Update (Edmonton)

    $795.00

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    General practitioners and those practicing in smaller firms face unique challenges. This 2-day conference provides updates on a full spectrum of substantive law and practice management topics.

    View brochure or read the blog for more details.

    Date: October 20–21, 2017
    Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Location: Four Points by Sheraton Edmonton, 7230 Argyll Rd NW

    Early Bird Price: $755 (Register on or before September 19, 2017)
    Regular Price: $795

  • 7th Annual Law & Practice Update Program Materials

    $0.00$55.00

    This 2-day program provides updates on a full spectrum of substantive law and practice management topics tailored to solo and small firm practitioners. It covers a range of subjects in multiple areas of law, including wills and estates, business, real estate, family law, and more.

  • A Look at Child Support for Adult Children Attending Post-Secondary Education

    $55.00

    The issue of child support for adult children pursuing a post-secondary education is a complicated, fact-driven analysis. This paper provides an overview of key tests and relevant decisions touching on this issue. This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Child Support Fundamentals seminar held in February 2012.

    Length: 57 Pages

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  • A Miscellany of Recent, Frequently Cited Appellate Child Support Decisions

    $75.00
    This paper digests 10 of the most frequently cited judicial decisions on child support rendered by courts of appeal in Canada in the past 3 years. The decisions address aspects of the Federal Child Support Guidelines, SOR/97-175 [Guidelines], that tend to be most prone to litigation, including imputing income (ss 18–19), support for adult children (s 3), special expenses (s 7), and averaging income (s 17). Other provisions highlighted in the cases include retroactive support orders, incomes in excess of $150,000, and shared custody. In addition, a summary discussion of some of the key Guidelines-related issues is also provided. 

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Family Law 25 seminar in Edmonton on March 3, 2016 and in Calgary on March 8, 2016.
     
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  • A Primer to Understanding Farm Income

    $45.00

    Dealing with farm income can be a detailed process, but it doesn’t need to be a daunting one. The authors of this paper provide helpful considerations when confronted with a file that requires a determination of farm income. A brief background of farming corporations, sole proprietorship farms, and hobby farms is provided, and revenue sources and levels of income are discussed. Additionally, the authors review expenses, deductions, and adjustments applicable to farm income.  A sample T1 General Return, Statement of Farming Activities for Individuals, and Farming Calculation of Capital Cost Allowance are included..

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Reading Tax Returns and Corporate Financial Statements seminar in Edmonton on December 1, 2015 and in Calgary on December 8, 2015.

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  • A Review of the Impact of Illness and Disability on Spousal Support

    $65.00

    This paper provides a review of non-compensatory spousal support, with a particular focus on the impact of illness and disability on spousal support in Alberta. It provides an overview of the statutory framework for spousal support, the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines, and leading decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada. It also discusses what qualifies as an illness or disability and what evidence is required to substantiate an illness or disability. In addition, considerations for spousal support orders, such as permanence and payment frequency, are discussed.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Child and Spousal Support 2017 seminar held in Edmonton on April 4, 2017 and in Calgary on April 11, 2017.

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  • A Tale of Two Sisters

    $55.00

    Through the circumstances of two fictitious sisters and one husband, the author presents a legal brief on the interaction between entitlement to spousal support and the division of matrimonial assets on marriage breakdown. The brief itself provides an overview of the current law in this area.

    This paper was presented at the Matrimonial Property Issues Seminar in November 2013.

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  • Access

    $55.00

    This paper examines access issues, and in particular, focuses on more contentious issues where parties are seeking to limit and put conditions on access. Topics discussed include supervised access, access after adoption, supervised access exchanges, access and extra-curricular activities, long distance access, overnight access and breastfeeding infants, and access termination.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Custody and Access 2018 program in Edmonton on March 6, 2018 and in Calgary on March 13, 2018.

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  • Agriculture Issues that Integrate with Family Law

    $45.00
    Matrimonial property distribution and income calculation for the purposes of child and spousal support can be complicated when agricultural assets and farm-related income are involved. Under the heading “valuating farm or agricultural assets”, the author discusses mines and minerals, royalties, farm equipment, and tools. Under the heading “determining farm income”, she details the information required before evaluating agricultural income for the purposes of calculating support.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s All That Touches Family Law seminar in September, 2015.
     
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  • Alberta Family Law Practice Manual (Electronic Format)

    $445.00

    Prepared by leading family law practitioners, the Alberta Family Law Practice Manual guides you through a family law file from start to finish, whether the file proceeds through collaborative law, mediation, arbitration, or court. Highlights include comprehensive information on:

    • Divorce
    • Matrimonial property
    • Child support
    • Spousal and partner support
    • Adoption
    • Extraordinary remedies
    • Interlocutory trials
    • Enforcement of orders
    • Tax considerations
    • Managing clients

    The Alberta Family Law Practice Manual is a subscription service that is updated periodically. Updates will be invoiced at the time of publication. You may remove yourself from our subscription list at any time by emailing lesa@lesa.org or by calling 780.420.1987.

    Update: March, 2018

    This version of the Alberta Family Law Practice Manual is provided in electronic format only. You will be shipped a USB. Once placed, your order will be shipped within 3 business days and shipped to the address indicated.

    To order a hardcopy of this publication, click here.

  • Alberta Family Law Practice Manual (Hardcopy & Electronic Format)

    $495.00

    Prepared by leading family law practitioners, the Alberta Family Law Practice Manual guides you through a family law file from start to finish, whether the file proceeds through collaborative law, mediation, arbitration, or court. Highlights include comprehensive information on:

    • Divorce
    • Matrimonial property
    • Child support
    • Spousal and partner support
    • Adoption
    • Extraordinary remedies
    • Interlocutory trials
    • Enforcement of orders
    • Tax considerations
    • Managing clients

    The Alberta Family Law Practice Manual is a subscription service that is updated periodically. Updates will be invoiced at the time of publication. You may remove yourself from our subscription list at any time by emailing lesa@lesa.org or by calling 780.420.1987.

    Update: March, 2018

    This version of the Alberta Family Law Practice Manual is provided in hardcopy and electronic format. You will be shipped a binder and USB. Once placed, your order will be shipped within 3 business days and shipped to the address indicated.

    To order only the electronic format of this publication, click here.

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