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    An essential addition to any foreclosure practice, Alberta Foreclosure Forms contain annotated and fillable forms commonly encountered in foreclosure proceedings.
  • The paper outlines the tools and approaches which can be taken in the land development process in relation to preserving the natural environment. In the course of this outline, the author discusses the implications these tools have for developing a built landscape. The overall focus of the paper is on the municipal power during subdivision to dedicate lands as environmental reserves, municipal and provincial wetland policies and other tools that may be used. The author then analyzes which preservation tools may be most appropriate in a certain circumstance. This paper was presented at LESA's Environmental Considerations in Land Development program in September of 2011.
  • The author of this paper discusses foreclosures of conventional and insured mortgages from the position of defendant's counsel, including defences to foreclosure and advising a client facing a deficiency judgment. This paper was presented at the Update 2011 program.
  • This paper outlines the issues a lawyer faces when acting for a lender in a residential real estate deal. The paper is intended to provide a reference guide for day-to-day practice in order to better serve a lending client and avoid potential liability, including a discussion on mortgage fraud. This paper was presented at the Real Estate Boot Camp program which was held in Edmonton on October 13, 2010 and in Calgary on October 20, 2010.
  • This paper outlines the process a lawyer must follow when acting for a buyer in a residential real estate deal. The paper is structured as an organizational checklist, providing insight on how to organize a real estate practice to reduce mistakes and increase efficiency. This paper was presented at the Real Estate Boot Camp program which was held in Edmonton on October 13, 2010 and in Calgary on October 20, 2010.
  • This paper discusses the standard of competence required of practitioners in the context of condominium conveyancing. It focuses on the most important documents to review in re-sale condominium transactions so that lawyers can better advise and protect their clients’ interests with particular focus on the requirements for the Reserve Funds of a condominium corporation. This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Condominiums program held in May 2012.  
  • This paper navigates purchasing a condominium and comments on the importance of independent legal advice of the purchaser. The author highlights the key items to review in the purchase agreement, the condominium plan, and the by-laws when acting for a purchaser. Additionally, the paper examines some important matters to consider prior to closing. This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Condominiums program held in May 2012.  
  • This paper identifies the different types of condominiums used in Alberta, including building condominium plans, bare land condominium plans, and hybrid condominium plans. It then comments on the most notable features of each type and attaches samples of plans to illustrate those features. This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Condominiums program held in May 2012.
  • The author provides a comprehensive overview of the use of builders' liens in Alberta, including applicable legislation such as the Builders' Liens Act and the Public Works Act. The paper discusses filing of liens, the lien fund, lien priorities and the process to remove a lien from a Certificate of Title. This paper was presented at the Builders' Liens for Legal Support Staff program held in May of 2011.
  • This paper discusses the rules for the transfer of farm property by providing an overview of the appropriate legislation for each type of special farm property that may qualify for a rollover. It also deals with capital gains exemption, and the difference between that exemption and a rollover. The paper contains testamentary and inter-vivos rollover flowcharts. This paper was presented at the Wills & Estates' 44th Annual Refresher in 2011.