Category Archives: Family

The Cost of Cohabitation Agreements: Considering Property Division Laws for Unmarried Cohabitants

By: Kyle Gardiner PDF Version: The Cost of Cohabitation Agreements: Considering Property Division Laws for Unmarried Cohabitants Report Commented On: Alberta Law Reform Institute, Property Division: Living Together Before Marriage, Report for Discussion No. 31  On September 29, 2017, the Alberta … Continue reading

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Property Division: Living Together Before Marriage

By: Genevieve Tremblay-McCaig PDF Version: Property Division: Living Together Before Marriage Report Commented On: Alberta Law Reform Institute, Property Division: Living Together before Marriage, Report for Discussion 31 The Alberta Law Reform Institute (ALRI) is considering changes to property division rules … Continue reading

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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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