Legal Support Staff

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  • A Great and Sudden Change: Changes to the Family Property Act and the Divorce Act in 2020

    $35.00

    Author: Catherine A. Regier

    This paper informs paralegals about changes to the Family Property Act and the Divorce Act, aiming to equip paralegals with the knowledge needed to provide enhanced service to clients and practical assistance to lawyers in light of legislative changes. The paper is meant to introduce the changes that will most affect practices on a day-to-day basis.

    Topics address terminology changes, definitions, relationship interdependence, property exemptions, client duties and obligations, best interests of the child, parenting orders, contact orders, and relocation.

    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.

    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.   

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  • Advanced Civil Litigation for Paralegals (Program Materials)

    Legal support staff are often tasked with managing complex civil litigation files. Discover tips for keeping files organized, strategies for handling complex matters, and explore key dos and don’ts, so you can enhance your confidence and competence.

  • 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.

  • Alberta Legal Technology Conference (Program Materials)

    Learn about the current state of technology and consider what the future might bring to Alberta’s legal community. Topics include cyber-security, tech evidence, legal research, new tech for solicitors, law firm automation, litigation support, and the future lawyer.

  • An Overview of Dispute Resolution Methods

    $35.00

    This paper canvasses the continuum of dispute resolution methods ranging from information and interest based mediation, to binding JDRs and trials. For each method the authors discuss examples, as well as the advantages and disadvantages. If you are interested in being able to counsel clients on which method of dispute resolution is the best fit for them, this is a must read paper.

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Civil Litigation for LSS seminar held in May 2012.

    Length: 13 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.

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  • Appeals and Bail Reviews

    $45.00

    This paper outlines the bail review process at the Court of Queen’s Bench, providing information on scheduling the hearing as well as timing, notice and documentation requirements. The author also provides similar information on detention review applications, bail forfeiture applications, summary conviction appeals and appeals to the Court of Appeal.

    This paper was presented at the Criminal Law for Legal Support Staff seminar held in September 2012.

    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.

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  • Applications for a Grant: Priority to Apply and Notices Provided

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    This author, from the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee, highlights the most significant changes to how Albertans will administer estates with the coming into force of the Estate Administration Act and the new Surrogate Rules. She provides a chart comparing the old and new legislative authorities governing specified court applications and also issues like the factors affecting priority, special grants, required notices and priorities affecting applications by spouses and adult interdependent partners.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s New Estate Administration Act for Legal Support Staff seminar in May, 2015.

    This paper was also presented at LESA’s New Estate Administration Act seminar in April, 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.

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  • Case Management: Dealing with Limitations, Deadlines, and Delay on Civil Litigation Files

    $65.00

    Authors: Alex Mosaico and Daniel England

    This paper examines 6 major categories of deadlines that civil litigation lawyers typically deal with and discusses various aspects of the process for assessing, diarizing, and entering limitations.

    The 6 categories discussed are commencing proceedings, serving a claim, responding to claims and amending pleadings, third party claims, affidavits of records, and advancement of actions (such as inexcusable or inordinate delays and the drop-dead rule).

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Advanced Civil Litigation for Paralegals program in Calgary on February 20, 2020 and in Edmonton on February 24, 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.   

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  • ChildView®

    $35.00

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Child and Spousal Support for Legal Support Staff seminar held in March 2012. Childview® is a software program used for the analysis and determination of child support and spousal support. This paper covers the common errors and pitfalls in child and spousal support calculations.

    Length: 34 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.

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    Civil Enforcement Fundamentals (Calgary)

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    Learn how the Civil Enforcement Act works with other legislation for the enforcement of distraint for rents, personal property seizures under security agreements, Notices to enforce security, and possession under Court Orders. Learn how distributions are determined and where priorities are given so you can provide proper advice to your clients about the costs/benefits of Civil Enforcement. Explore post-judgment enforcement and how to maximize your client’s return.

    Date: January 29, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location: Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre, 1000 Glenmore Court SE

    Regular Price: $265 + GST

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

    This program is also offered in Edmonton.

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    Civil Enforcement Fundamentals (Edmonton)

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    $295.00

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    Learn how the Civil Enforcement Act works with other legislation for the enforcement of distraint for rents, personal property seizures under security agreements, Notices to enforce security, and possession under Court Orders. Learn how distributions are determined and where priorities are given so you can provide proper advice to your clients about the costs/benefits of Civil Enforcement. Explore post-judgment enforcement and how to maximize your client’s return.

    Date: January 22, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location: Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre, 11727 Kingsway NW

    Regular Price: $265 + GST

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

    This program is also offered in Calgary.

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  • Commercial Lending

    $35.00

    Author: Nancy Strong

    This paper offers a basic overview of the commercial lending process to help legal support staff understand how all the pieces of the transaction fit together, whether acting for the borrower or the lender. Topics include commitment letters, parties, types of loans, due diligence searches, pre-funding conditions, insurance, common lender expectations, working with all parties, transmittal letters, security, and standard security documents. Practical tips are included throughout.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Commercial Real Estate for Legal Support Staff program in Edmonton on March 10, 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.   

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