Program Materials

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  • Why Property Rights Still Matter

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    This paper discusses the importance of property rights in Alberta. It identifies a number of foundational principles relating to property rights and reviews three basic elements of fair process with respect to encroachment. It also discusses the role of demographic and cultural realities on property rights advocacy.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Rural Property Issues for Alberta Lawyers seminar in Red Deer on June 2, 2017.

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  • Wills & EPAs – Commonly Occurring Issues Program Materials

    Analyze common issues and identify practical resolutions when dealing with wills and enduring powers of attorney. Explore lapsed and failed gifts, resistant grantors, flawed EPAs, wills and Codicils, and non-compliant wills.

  • Wills and Estates – Tips and Traps for Undocumented Relationships

    $45.00

    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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  • Wills and Estates for Legal Support Staff Program Materials

    Attend this program to enhance your knowledge of procedures that have changed as a result of the Wills and Succession Act, including a review of the forms. Gain an understanding of estate accounting, how to obtain the information you need from a client, and uncommon grants of probate including ancillary, unadministered property and will kits.

  • Wills and Estates Update

    $55.00

    The Wills and Succession Act (WSA) of Alberta came into force on February 1, 2012, and brought significant changes to the practice of law in this area. Referring to the reported case law to date, this paper summarizes some of the provisions of the WSA that represent changes to the previous law. It also reviews several recent decisions in the area of costs in estate litigation.

    Includes a WSA transitional chart.

    This paper was presented at the Law and Practice Seminar in November 2013.

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  • Wills and Estates Update 2012: Update on the Wills and Succession Act

    $55.00

    This paper highlights the changes of the Wills and Succession Act that might be of significance to practitioners on a daily basis in the areas of estate planning, estate litigation, and family law.

    This paper was presented at the Law and Practice Update in November 2012.

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  • Wills and Estates: Practical Considerations

    $65.00
    Author: Murray Pritchard, QC
    Prepared with the assistance of: Sarah Bainbridge
    Included are a collection of short papers on practical considerations for wills and estates practitioners. Each paper focuses on a different topic, while collectively forming a series that addresses pertinent wills and estates issues. Topics include: 
    • When is it necessary to apply to the court for a grant of probate or administration?
    • What are the typical tax filings required during the administration of an estate?
    • What factors should be considered when choosing an executor?
    • What are my obligations to my second spouse versus my adult dependent children?
    • What are some of the advantages of having a will drafted by a lawyer?
    Papers include a review of legislation requirements and a discussion of practical considerations for lawyers.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Complete Lawyer seminar in Lethbridge on May 6, 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.

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  • Wills and Succession Act for Legal Support Staff Program Materials

    The Wills & Succession Act is new legislation that will replace five (5) existing statutes. This seminar will provide guidance on the new procedures associated with this act.

  • Wills and Succession Act: 3 years out

    $45.00
    This paper provides information on the substantive legal operation of the Wills and Succession Act since it came into force on February 1, 2012. The author discusses amendments to the legislation as well as recent case law and judicial interpretation of the act. 

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Law and Practice Update in November, 2015.
     
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  • Wills in the General Practice

    $25.00

    This paper discusses drafting wills in a general practice. It provides considerations for preparing a will, including a review of common issues in will intake and drafting, such as blended families, liquidity concerns, capacity, and succession planning. As well, considerations for dependant beneficiaries and the testator’s duty to benefit his or her children are also discussed.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 6th Annual Law & Practice Update in Calgary on October 14 & 15, 2016.

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  • WIP Issues For Management

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    This paper highlights proposed changes to the Income Tax Act, RSC 1985, c 1 (5th Supp) [ITA] that would impact how lawyers and law firms deal with work in progress (WIP) on their firm taxable income. It discusses potential billing solutions to deal unbilled WIP and identifies other potential issues that may arise as a result of the proposed ITA changes.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 7th Annual Law & Practice Update in Edmonton on October 20–21, 2017.

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  • Wire Tap Law and the Fight for Section 8

    $45.00

    This paper was presented at “Crime and Punishment: New Aspects of Evidence in the Electronic Age”, a LESA program held in February 2012. This paper deals with recent developments in the wire tap law. It covers specific legislative enactments and judicial decisions in state use of electronic surveillance. In addition, this paper examines recent Ontario and Alberta cases regarding live monitoring requirements in wire tap authorizations and the use of an interception equipment feature called “put away”.

    Length: 29 Pages

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