Category Archives: Family

How the Canada Child Benefit Affects Separated Parents: The Post-relationship Breakdown Family Unit of Taxation

By: Kyle Gardiner PDF Version: How the Canada Child Benefit Affects Separated Parents: The Post-relationship Breakdown Family Unit of Taxation Matter Commented On: The Liberal Government’s Fall Economic Update, Indexing Canada Child Benefit Payments to Inflation In its fall economic update … Continue reading

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Property Division for Common-law Couples: The Problem, the Project, and the Proposals

By: Laura Buckingham PDF Version: Property Division for Common-law Couples: The Problem, the Project, and the Proposals Report Commented On: Alberta Law Reform Institute, Property Division: Common Law Couples and Adult Interdependent Partners, Report for Discussion 30 The Alberta Law Reform … Continue reading

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Anticipating the SCC’s Direction in Balev: The ABCA in Thompson v Thompson Emphasizes a ‘Child-centered’ Approach to the Hague Convention

By: Rudiger Tscherning PDF Version: Anticipating the SCC’s Direction in Balev: The ABCA in Thompson v Thompson Emphasizes a ‘Child-centered’ Approach to the Hague Convention Case Commented On: Thompson v Thompson, 2017 ABCA 299 (CanLII) On November 9, 2017, the Supreme … Continue reading

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The Effect of Well Abandonment and Reclamation Obligations for the Valuation of Matrimonial Property

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Effect of Well Abandonment and Reclamation Obligations for the Valuation of Matrimonial Property Case Commented On: Walker v Walker, 2017 SKQB 195 (CanLII) Judicial decisions on the legal nature of abandonment and reclamation obligations may … Continue reading

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CRILF Reviews Federal Divorce Data for Alberta

By: John-Paul Boyd PDF Version: CRILF Reviews Federal Divorce Data for Alberta Report Commented On: Analysis of Data from the Federal Justice Divorce File Review Study: Report on Findings for Alberta, 2011 The Department of Justice undertook the Federal Justice Divorce … Continue reading

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