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  • 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.
     
    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 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.

    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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  • 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.

    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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  • 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

    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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  • Wiretaps

    $45.00

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Proceeds seminar held in February 2012. It covers issues that commonly arise as a result of improper execution of a wiretap order or that may arise when the Prosecution seeks to introduce the wiretap evidence at trial.

    Length: 15 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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  • Wise Owners Succession Model

    $35.00

    This paper discusses succession planning on family farms. It reviews traditional farm succession planning, and then compares the traditional farm model with the modern farm. The paper also introduces the “wise owners succession model,” and highlights the goals of the model as well as succession principles to discuss with farm clients.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Family Farm Issues in Red Deer on October 27, 2017 and in Lethbridge on November 3, 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.   

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

    $55.00

    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.

    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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  • Working with Owners of Large Construction Projects: Tips and Strategies for Successful Outcomes

    $35.00

    This author, representing a major pipeline company, discusses some of the issues that arise during construction contract negotiations and dispute resolution from the perspective of owners of large construction projects. The author specifically addresses those issues that arise during contract performance, including the release of holdback bonds, satisfying the math element of substantial performance, and getting help from owners in dealing with defaulting contractors.

    This paper was presented at LESA’s Construction Law program offered in February 2015.

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    Written Advocacy – Preparing Persuasive Documents (Seminar on Demand)

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    $195.00

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    Learn how to communicate more effectively by writing accessible, understandable, and persuasive documents. At its core, effective writing requires you to write for your audience, not for yourself. This seminar on demand will explain what this means and how to do it.

    The tips and tricks offered in these two online videos and course materials apply to any form of legal writing: drafting affidavits, statements of claim, mediation briefs, client reporting letters, and more.

    One sneak preview tip – organization and visual presentation are critical. Use bullets, headings, and charts, to organize your document and to help the reader more quickly and easily follow your argument.

     

    <strong>Running Time:</strong> 2 hours, 30 minutes
    <strong>Date:</strong> September 2014

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  • Written Advocacy – Preparing Persuasive Documents Program Materials

    The quality of your written materials makes a difference to the outcome of your case. This program will help you construct persuasive Briefs and Factums.

  • Your Office – Don’t Leave Home Without It: Working Remotely

    $35.00

    With the right tools, you can now work remotely from almost any location and still have access to all the data, tools and resources you enjoy while in your office. With today’s mobile hardware, software, web-based interfaces and the proliferation of Internet access (both wired and wireless), you can practice from just about anywhere.

    Learn about available tools and technologies that allow your office to be wherever you happen to be. This paper covers everything from laptops to tablet computers, smartphones to portable printers, portable scanners, digital voice recorders, mobile back up devices, cables, mobile security, auxiliary power and even carrying cases. Plus, get a primer to help you make sense of wireless devices and networks.

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at our highly-acclaimed Law & Practice Update conference held in Edmonton on November 18th and 19th, 2011, chaired by Brenda L. Edwards.

    Length: 55 pages

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