Family Law

Showing 13–24 of 288 results

  • 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

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

    Click here to view some sample pages.

  • 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.
     
    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.    

    Click here to view some sample pages.

  • 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.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.      

    Click here to view some sample pages.

  • 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.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

    Click here to view some sample pages.

  • 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.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

    Click here to view some sample pages.

  • A Time to Get Together: A Lawyer’s Role in Mediation

    $65.00

    Author: Sid Kobewka

    This paper discusses both evaluative mediation and interest based mediation. It also explores how a lawyer’s role in mediation differs from that in litigation, requiring a shift in attitude from an adversarial approach to a mutual problem solving approach.

    The paper discusses how to prepare for mediation and draft a mediation brief; it also provides practical tools, including a mediation plan template and a sample issues/interests worksheet.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program in Calgary on February 19, 2020 and in Edmonton on February 25, 2020.

    These materials are an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an email with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

    Click here to view some sample pages.

  • 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.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

    Click here to view some sample pages.

  • Additional Options (if applicable): 1

    Additional Options (if applicable): 1

    Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship Fundamentals (Calgary)

    Additional Options (if applicable): 1

    $445.00

    Additional Options (if applicable): 1

    Explore adult guardianships and trusteeships from start to finish. Get tips for managing represented adult matters, and learn key strategies to help set up guardians and trustees for success.

    Date: February 27, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Location: Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre, 1000 Glenmore Court SE

    Regular Price: $445 + GST

    NOTE: The materials for this program will be provided in electronic format.

    This program is also available in Edmonton.

    View the brochure or read the blog for program details.

    Select options

    Additional Options (if applicable): 1

  • Additional Options (if applicable): 1

    Additional Options (if applicable): 1

    Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship Fundamentals (Edmonton)

    Additional Options (if applicable): 1

    $445.00

    Additional Options (if applicable): 1

    Explore adult guardianships and trusteeships from start to finish. Get tips for managing represented adult matters, and learn key strategies to help set up guardians and trustees for success.

    Date: February 20, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Location: Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre, 11727 Kingsway NW

    Regular Price: $445 + GST

    NOTE: The materials for this program will be provided in electronic format.

    This program is also available in Calgary.

    View the brochure or read the blog for program details.

    Select options

    Additional Options (if applicable): 1

  • Advanced Family Law Issues for Paralegals (Program Materials)

    Explore family law topics, legislative changes, and procedural strategies that will help experienced paralegals succeed in their roles and help clients.

  • Advanced Matrimonial Property Program Materials

    Examine property issues in more complex files. Enhance your mastery of current issues in matrimonial property division, particularly in complicated matters.

  • Advanced Property Issues II – The Impact of Dissipation, Severance Benefits, Contingent Interest and Liabilities, Gifts, and Family Debt on Matrimonial Property Division

    $65.00

    This paper considers select issues in matrimonial property division, with reference to recent case law. Issues addressed include gifts, dissipation of assets, contingent interests and liabilities, and pre-marriage and post-separation debts.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Advanced Matrimonial Property program in Calgary on September 20, 2018 and in Edmonton on September 27, 2018.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

    Click here to view some sample pages.

Showing 13–24 of 288 results