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  • This paper examines key provisions of the Family Property Act and explains important concepts. Topics canvassed include the application of the act to common law couples, date of separation, limitation periods, valuation date, exemptions, exclusive possession of the family home, pensions, existing and future agreements, and Court forms. This paper was presented at LESA’s Family Property Act for Legal Support Staff webinar on April 22, 2021.
  • This paper explores what court clerks are looking for, along with strategies for avoiding common mistakes on applications, claims, affidavits, orders, and in divorce packages. This paper was presented at LESA’s Family Property Act for Legal Support Staff webinar on April 22, 2021.
  • $65.00
    Legal support staff’s assistance in the preparation of Family Property Statements can be invaluable to a lawyer – if done properly. While the preparation of these statements may seem repetitive or mundane when you are being asked to complete one every property file, as you will learn within this paper, the FPS is extremely helpful because it provides a high-level overview of all the family property and is often used to settle the division of family property. This paper was presented at LESA’s Family Property Act for Legal Support Staff webinar on April 22, 2021.
  • Explore the ins and outs of the Family Property Act, including practical takeaways that will assist you in your role as legal support staff. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on April 22, 2021. Total running time is 2 hours, 28 minutes.
  • This short paper provides some basic tips for legal support staff and includes sample checklists for both asset and sale transaction documentation, searches, real property documentation for both sale and purchase transactions, and more.  
  • $95.00
    This presentation 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. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in March, 2020. Total running time is 51 minutes.
  • This presentation provides some basic tips for legal support staff and includes sample checklists for both asset and sale transaction documentation, searches, real property documentation for both sale and purchase transactions, and more. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in March, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour.
  • This presentation provides a basic overview of the commercial real estate purchase and sale transaction process from start to finish, with practical information and pointers to help make sure the necessary steps and documents are handled in a timely manner. Topics include letters of intent, agreements, due diligence, waivers, deposits, closing documents, financing, title insurance, and trust conditions. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in March, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour, 13 minutes.
  • Explore common issues in commercial real estate and commercial leasing, including review of the agreement, due diligence and searches, closing, and reporting. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program iMarch 10, 2020. Total running time is 3 hours, 40 minutes. Each session in this series is sold separately.