Category Archives: Family

The Deductibility of Legal Fees Incurred in Child Support Proceedings and Section 15 of the Charter

By: Kyle Gardiner  PDF Version:The Deductibility of Legal Fees Incurred in Child Support Proceedings and Section 15 of the Charter Case commented on: Grenon v. Canada, 2016 FCA 4 (CanLII), leave to appeal dismissed, 2016 CanLII 41074 (SCC) On June … Continue reading

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Excluding Mere Intimate Relationships: The Alberta Court of Appeal Interprets the Protection Against Family Violence Act

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Excluding Mere Intimate Relationships: The Alberta Court of Appeal Interprets the Protection Against Family Violence Act Case Commented On: Lenz v Sculptoreanu, 2016 ABCA 111 (CanLII) The Protection Against Family Violence Act, RSA 2000, c … Continue reading

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Comparing the Views of Alberta Judges and Lawyers with Those in the Rest of Canada on Selected Family Law Issues

By: Lorne Bertrand PDF Version: Comparing the Views of Alberta Judges and Lawyers with Those in the Rest of Canada on Selected Family Law Issues Report Commented On: Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family, Comparing the Views of … Continue reading

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“Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams”

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: “Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams” Case Commented On: Hood v Skauge, 2015 ABQB 476 (CanLII) Those who are old enough to remember — and who liked — the 1984-1995 TV show, “Lifestyles of the … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale for Step-Parents and Step-Children

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: A Cautionary Tale for Step-Parents and Step-Children Case Commented On: Peters Estate (Re), 2015 ABQB 168 CanLII People have many different ways of defining “family” and what being part of a family means to … Continue reading

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