Family Law

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  • Under Pressure: Taking Time to Consider Corporate Law Issues When Structuring Family Law Settlements

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    It is important for family law lawyers to have a basic understanding of corporate law issues when providing settlement advice. This paper provides an overview of corporate matters for the family law practitioner. Topics discussed include types of business interests, corporate structures, minute books, and corporate maintenance.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Business Issues in Family Law Matters program in Calgary on January 17, 2018 and in Edmonton on January 24, 2018.

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  • Underused, Misunderstood and Misused (Child Support Provisions)

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    Despite the fact that family law lawyers apply the Child Support Guidelines frequently, there remain a variety of underused, misunderstood and misused provisions of the Guidelines and also the Divorce Act and the Family Law Act.  This paper addresses many of those misunderstood issues including those surrounding employment expenses, rental income, employer pension contributions, RSSP withdrawals, contracting out of the Guidelines, and more.
     
    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Child Support seminar in November, 2014.
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  • Unjust Enrichment

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    This paper addresses unjust enrichment in family law through a review of the leading jurisprudence. In particular, several key cases dealing with unjust enrichment, including Kerr v Baranow, [2011] SCC 10 and the more recent decision in Thew v Nichol, 2015 ABQB 556, are summarized, with a detailed discussion of each decision and references to other relevant case law. In addition, included as an appendix is a point-form summary highlighting key elements of each of the cases reviewed. 
    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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  • Update on Court Processes and Procedures in the Court of Queen’s Bench for Family Matters (Edmonton)

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    Authors: Ashleigh Bachand, Helga Harbour, Pam Jonas, and Chantelle Popadynetz

    This brief overview offers a clerk’s perspective on common Court of Queen’s Bench filing rejections in family and divorce matters, with an emphasis on the practice application in Edmonton.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Advanced Family Law Issues for Paralegals program in Edmonton on January 16, 2020 and in Calgary on January 23, 2020.

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  • Valuation of Pensions upon Marriage Breakdown

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    This paper provides a detailed overview of the valuation of pensions upon marriage breakdown. Some topics include defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, determining factors in a pension valuation, and determining the value of the matrimonial pension asset.

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

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  • W-5 – An Overview of the Principles of Matrimonial Property Law

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    This paper seeks to provide a general overview of the Matrimonial Property Act and its application to non-family law lawyers by addressing the Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How of the Act using case law and statutory references.

    This paper was presented at the Matrimonial Property Law for Wills & Estates Practitioners in February 2013.

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  • Welcome to the Jungle: Navigating Provincial Court and the Trial Process

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    This paper focuses on navigating family court and the Provincial Court process. Topics addressed include jurisdiction, process, advantages and disadvantages, and views from the bench. Review legislation, family law specifics, and costs. Learn about filing documents and general procedural issues, JDRs, trial dates, and the appeal process in Provincial Court. Consider the advantages and disadvantages of proceeding in Provincial Court. Finally, gain insight and advice regarding the trial process in Provincial Court from members of the judiciary.

    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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  • What We Do – Valuing Business Interests and Other Considerations in Matrimonial Property Division

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    This paper guides the reader through the process of preparing and completing a Matrimonial Property Statement. With thorough explanations and examples of various forms, this paper provides excellent tips for family and non-family law lawyers. Precedent forms are included.

    This paper was presented at the Matrimonial Property Law for Wills & Estates Practitioners in February 2013.

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  • When 50/50 Doesn’t Cut It: A Case Law Review of Section 8 Factors Under the Matrimonial Property Act (Alberta)

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    This paper discusses unequal division of matrimonial property using s 8 factors under the Matrimonial Property Act. It first highlights the applicable legislative provisions, and then examines the key principles for division of matrimonial property using s 8 factors that arise from recent Alberta case law.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Family Law 25 program in Edmonton on March 7, 2018 and in Calgary on March 14, 2018.

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  • When is a Deal a Deal?

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    This paper examines the enforceability of agreements made in various family law situations, specifically agreements made in mediation, through letters between counsel, at four-way meetings, and at non-binding JDRs. The author also provides practical advice on how to avoid litigation to enforce agreements.

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

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  • Wills and Estates – Tips and Traps for Undocumented Relationships

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    As society becomes more complex in our relationships, so too do the considerations for lawyers working with clients in complex relationships. This paper highlights tips and traps for lawyers involved in estate planning for clients in undocumented relationships, such as extra-marital relationships or secret families. It outlines a number of different estate planning scenarios, and then provides suggestions and strategies for how to respond. A sample acknowledgement for a joint retainer for drafting wills is included as an appendix.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Beyond Blended Families program in Edmonton on February 20, 2018 and in Calgary on February 28, 2018.

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  • Working Hard for the Money: Matrimonial Property Issues for the Self-Employed

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    It is becoming increasingly common to have clients who are self-employed, which comes with unique considerations when dealing with matrimonial property division. This paper explores important considerations and practical steps for family law lawyers to employ when advising clients with corporate or business interests in matrimonial property division matters. It provides an overview of business structures and steps to follow when gathering disclosure. It also highlights general principles regarding financial disclosure as well as commonly encountered issues in obtaining corporate financial disclosure. Finally, the paper discusses how to deal with financial disclosure once it is obtained, including methods for valuing a business.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Business Issues in Family Law Matters program in Calgary on January 17, 2018 and in Edmonton on January 24, 2018.

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