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    This tip sheet includes 8 rules landlords should follow to avoid having problems with their tenants.
    May 2012

     

    This tip sheet includes 8 rules renters should follow to protect themselves. The rules are easy to follow and can help protect renters from being taken advantage of by their landlord.
    July 2015

    Did your tenant leave their belongings behind at the rental premises? This tipsheet outlines what you as a landlord should know when dealing with abandoned goods.
    NEW June 2016
     

    Elder abuse isn't just physical, it can also be sexual, emotional, and financial. This booklet provides information on what elder abuse is, how to recognize different forms of elder abuse and what to do about it.
    NEW June 2017

    The Adult Trusteeship and Guardianship Act (AGTA) provides a variety of options that range from having someone provide a bit of help, to having someone take over decision making completely.
    January 2012

     

    Adult Interdependent Partners include unmarried couples but can also include non-sexual partners who live together. This booklet will help you understand the law in Alberta that applies to people who live together.
    January 2013

    Do you have questions about fires and your rights as a landlord or a tenant? Take a look at our new resource for answers to some common questions.
    May 2016

     

    Do you have questions about flooding and your rights as a landlord? Take a look at our new resource for answers to some common questions.
    July 2013

     

    This tip sheet lists the main pieces of Alberta and federal legislation that relate most closely to elder abuse.
    March 2015

     

    A Personal Represenative (previously Executor) is the person named in a Will to carry out the directions contained in that Will. The Personal Representative is responsible for settling the person's affairs after death.
    November 2015

    This booklet is for people who have been asked to be an Agent under someone's Personal Directive. It explains what is involved in being an Agent.
    June 2013

    This booklet is for people who have been asked to be an Attorney under someone's Enduring Power of Attorney. It explains what is involved in being an Attorney.
    NEW December 2016

    Before you buy a new condo in Alberta, you need to do your homework. This is a checklist of the documents you must receive from the developer.
    September 2015

    Before you buy a resale (previously owned) condo in Alberta, you need to do your homework. This is a checklist of the documents to request before signing on the dotted line.
    September 2015

    Ce document s'adresse à tous ceux qui désirent en savoir davantage sur les droits constitutionnellement protégés de la minorité de langue française à l'extérieur du Québec.
    Janvier 2013

     

    This guide was developed for frontline service providers in Alberta. It provides general legal information on Alberta law only.
    NEW January 2016

     

    A chart summarizing the elements of each legal tool that can be used for the prevention of elder abuse.
    March 2015

     

    List of the top 10 things charities and not-for-profits need to do to comply with Canada's Anti-Spam law.
    April 2015

     

    This booklet explains the law and parenting in Alberta. There is information about custody and guardianship, parenting plans, how to make agreements with the other parent, common problems and suggestions on how to resolve them.
    June 2014

    This guide will explain the basics of what you need to know about applying for an interim (or temporary) child custody or parenting order after you have left an abusive relationship.
    NEW May 2016
     

    General information on the role of Collection Agencies.
    April 2015
     

    Board members must follow standard of conduct in running the condominium corporation. This tip sheet provides an overview of what those standards are.
    NEW August 2016
     

    Bylaws are rules that govern the condominium. Whether you are a condo owner or a condo board member, this tip sheet outlines what you need to know about bylaws.
    NEW August 2016
     

    As part of their duties under the Condominium Property Act, condo board members have the power to enforce the condominium corporation's bylaws. Here are some steps that a condo board can take if the bylaws are not followed.
    NEW August 2016
     

    If you are on a condo board, you should understand the condo documents outlined in this tipsheet and the information they contain.
    NEW August 2016
     

    A condominium board of directors (known as the board) is a group of individuals. They are normally elected each year by unit owners to run the condominium corporation. This booklet answers some frequently asked questions about condominium boards.
    NEW August 2016

     

    If you are a board member for the first time, here is a checklist and some tips to help you in your new role.
    NEW August 2016
     

    Condo boards have no specific dispute resolution mechanisms. This booklet contains some general dispute resolution tips.
    NEW August 2016
     

    Many condominium corporations will hire a condo manager (or condo management company) to look after the day to day affairs of the condominium complex. Here are some tips if your are hiring and working with a condo manager.
    NEW August 2016
     

    A brief guide to a condominium's 3 key meetings - board meetings, Annual General Meeting (AGM) and extraordinary general meetings.
    NEW August 2016

     

    Some unit owners may wish to rent, or are renting, their units. Condominium boards should know that the Condominium Property Act addresses the rental process, including what happens before, during and after a tenancy.
    NEW August 2016
     

    A condominium corporation has a legal obligation to respond to requests for certain information, depending on what is requested and who makes the request. This guide will help condo boards determine if and when they must respond to requests for information.
    NEW August 2016
     

    In Alberta, all condominium corporations must establish and maintian a reserve fund to cover the costs of major repair and replacement of its property. This guide for condo boards covers the process for completing a reserve fund.
    NEW August 2016
     

    If a condominium is self-managed, the condo board is repsonsible for managing all day to day aspects of the property. This tip sheet contains information for condominium boards considering self-management.
    NEW August 2016
     

    Condominium contributions (also known as condo fees), special assessments and reserve funds are different. Condo board members need to understand how they differ. The following tip sheet will help clarify how they differ.
    NEW August 2016
     

    This booklet provides basic information about court fees and waivers in Alberta.
    NEW June 2016
     

    This guide was developed for frontline service providers in Alberta. It provides general legal information on Alberta law only.
    NEW January 2016

     

    The world of dating is different than it used to be, this booklet provides important information about legal issues related to new relationships.
    December 2013

     

    When a tenant dies while renting a property, there can be many questions about what to do next. The guide will help answer some of your questions.
    NEW June 2016

    What you should know about debt and collections in Alberta.

    NEW December 2016

    This tipsheet will explain how the Police may be of help if you are experiencing domestic violence.
    NEW December 2016
     

    A summary of the types, examples and possible indicators of elder abuse.
    March 2015
     

    A summary of legal rememdies that can be taken when the best options have not been put in place to prevent elder abuse.
    March 2015
     

    Developed for use in workshops, this manual could be used as a reference guide. It has three modules:

    • Elder Abuse, Capacity and the Law;
    • Planning Ahead: Using Legal Tools;
    • Let's Talk - Begin the Conversation

    March 2015

    This tip sheet outlines the steps in setting up a plan and suggestions on how to have the conversation with your loved ones.
    March 2015
     

    This tip sheet describes mental capacity and its importance in determining the options that are available in the prevention of elder abuse.
    March 2015
     

    This tip sheet describes several legal tools that can be set up by an older adult, before his/her incapacity, that can help prevent elder abuse.
    March 2015
     

    An Emergency Protection Order (EPO) is a legal tool intended to protect Albertans experiencing family violence.This guide explains what you need to know about EPOs.
    NEW May 2016
     

     
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