Family Law

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  • Thoughts on the Arbitration of Family Law Disputes

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    This collection of previously published articles explores a variety of topics relating to arbitration in family law, including benefits of using arbitration, the rights and responsibilities of self-represented parties, designing rules of procedure, and tips and tricks for arbitrators.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 52nd Annual Refresher: Family Law program in Lake Louise on May 5–7, 2019.

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  • Tips and Traps for the Family Law Advocate

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    This paper highlights important tips and recommendations for family law counsel from a judicial perspective. It includes tips for preparation and organization for trial, including how to present key issues relating to property and support. As well, tips for conduct and presentation at trial are also provided.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Family Law Trial Fundamentals seminar in Calgary on November 17, 2016 and in Edmonton on November 22, 2016.

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  • Tips, Trips, and Traps: The Intersection of Family Law and Criminal Law

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    This paper offers some criminal law considerations that family law lawyers should take into account when advising clients. Topics include emergency protection orders, using criminal charges as leverage, illegally obtained evidence, harassment, and libel.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 52nd Annual Refresher: Family Law program in Lake Louise on May 5–7, 2019.

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  • To Disclose or Not Disclose: That is the Question

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    This paper reviews case law reflecting current disclosure requirements and advocates for proportionality in interpreting the Rules of Court in a manner that promotes access to justice — balancing stringent rules from the courts on one hand with reasonable limits to disclosure on the other.

    Practically, this paper offers tips on how to give and receive reasonable, competent, and efficient disclosure. It also provides a sample consent order and sample analysis of corporate expenses.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 52nd Annual Refresher: Family Law program in Lake Louise on May 5–7, 2019.

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  • To Impute or Not to Impute… Intent is the Question

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    This paper considers the imputation of income for child support purposes. It focuses on s 19(1)(a) of the Child Support Guidelines and circumstances where it is alleged that a payor is intentionally unemployed or underemployed. It provides a review of case law relating to the interpretation and application of s 19(1)(a) of the Child Support Guidelines in Alberta. It also provides practical tips to prepare clients from an evidentiary perspective when alleging unemployment or underemployment, or to best position an unemployed or underemployed client.

    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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  • Top 10+ Things Every Lawyer Should Know: Family Law

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    Lawyers are often asked questions about a variety of areas of law, sometimes outside of the scope of their practice. This paper provides answers to frequently asked questions about family law. A wide array of issues are covered, in a helpful question and answer format, including property division, cohabitation agreements, parenting rights, extra-marital affairs, and much more.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Top 10+ Things Every Lawyer Should Know (2018) program in Edmonton on April 13, 2018 and in Calgary on April 27, 2018.

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  • Top 7 Property Issues

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    This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Issues in Matrimonial Property seminar held in March 2012. It includes a discussion around some of the more difficult issues that tend to arise regarding property matters, with an emphasis on practical approaches. Topics include dealing with the increase in value of exempt assets, property acquired after separation, “double dipping”, and how to treat bonuses, stock options, and severance pay. Also examine problematic issues around matrimonial debt, future contingent tax liabilities, and unmarried cohabitation and property division.

    Length: 42 Pages

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  • Top Ten (Actually Twelve!) Recent Matrimonial Property Cases to Know About

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    This paper provides case summaries of recent matrimonial property cases as well as a discussion of the significance of each case. 
     
    This paper was presented at the Matrimonial Property Division seminar held in January and February, 2015.
     
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  • Trial Preparation Tips: Getting Ready to Tell Your Client’s Story

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    This paper provides practical tips and simple checklists to assist in the preparation for trial. It includes a discussion of considerations and steps to take prior to entry for trial, and reviews the Rules of Court related to scheduling trial. In addition, tips for trial preparation are highlighted, including disclosure, opening statements, property summary, costs mitigation, agreed statement of facts/issues, and attendance and preparation of witnesses. As well, trial books, exhibits, and the use of case law at trial are also discussed. This paper includes the following samples as appendices: request to schedule a trial date; opening statement; notice to admit facts; agreed statement of facts; issues for trial; trial book index; and list of exhibits.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Family Law Trial Fundamentals seminar in Calgary on November 17, 2016 and in Edmonton on November 22, 2016.

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  • Two Decades of Legislative Change – One Defence Lawyer’s Perspective

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    This paper explores some of the significant amendments to the Child Youth and Family Enhancement Act (CYFEA) over the past decade and those still to come from a child welfare defence lawyer’s perspective. The author’s discussion is mainly focused on Part 1, Divisions 1,2,3, and 5; Part 4; and Part 5 of the CYFEA as they relate to intervention services and orders.

    This paper was presented at the Child Welfare Seminar in February, 2014.

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  • Types of Interventions Conducted by a Parenting Expert

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    This paper discusses the types of interventions conducted by a parenting expert, which are classified as either evaluative interventions or therapeutic interventions. It provides an overview of the following types of evaluative interventions: informal and formal triage, views of the child, parent psychological evaluation, child/adolescent psychological evaluation, focused assessments, and arbitration. It also examines the following therapeutic interventions: educational sessions, mediation, parent counselling, divorce counselling, child counselling, family counselling, and remedial facilitated access.

    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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  • Uncertain Assets? Contingent Assets under Matrimonial Property Law in Alberta

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    In the context that courts, particularly in the area of family law, rely heavily on concepts of equity, this paper discusses and provides guidance on how equitable considerations may or may not come to bear upon the issue of contingent assets. Topics discussed include what “contingent assets are”, whether they are considered property and so distributable under the Matrimonial Property Act, and how they are valued.

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

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