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Changes to Family Law in Alberta ...

The laws about property division for unmarried couples changed on January 1, 2020.

The new rules are similar to those that apply to married couples.

This guide was developed for frontline service providers in Alberta.
BOOKLET 2016

This booklet is currently under revision

This booklet is for anyone who wants to know more about who inherits the estate of a person who dies without a Will in Alberta.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

You should know your rights before you speak with anyone from children's services.
BOOKLET 2017
 

The world of dating has changed, this booklet provides important information about legal issues related to new relationships.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

This guide explains what you need to know about applying for an interim (or temporary) child custody or parenting order after you have left an abusive relationship.
TIP SHEET 2020
 

An Emergency Protection Order (EPO) is a legal tool intended to protect Albertans experiencing family violence.
BOOKLET 2016
 

This guide explains what you need to know about exclusive possession orders.
BOOKLET 2020
 

If you are thinking about leaving an abusive relationship, this guide will explain financial support options that may be available.
BOOKLET 2020
 

If you have experienced domestic violence, it is important to document and gather information about your experiences in case you have to make a court application.
BOOKLET 2016
 

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

If you are thinking of leaving an abusive relationship, this information sheet lists some important things to consider in making a plan to leave.
BOOKLET 2016
 

This booklet features information for anyone who is not a Canadian citizen and is experiencing domestic violence.
BOOKLET 2017
 

In Alberta there are different types of no contact orders, this poster describes which orders may apply to your situation.
Prints to 11" x 17" (ledger size paper)

POSTER 2016


 

A Peace Bond is a type of no contact order that is issued by a criminal court judge.
BOOKLET 2016
 

If you are experiencing domestic violence, it is important to know what to do if the situation escalates and you need to get help right away.
TIP SHEET 2016
 

Going to court often causes feelings of anxiety and fear. These tips will help ease your nerves if you need to attend court.
BOOKLET 2016
 

A Queen's Bench Protection Order (QBPO) is a legal tool intended to protect Albertans experiencing family violence.
BOOKLET 2016
 

A Restraining Order is a type of no contact order that can be issued by a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench. This booklet will explain what you need to know about Restraining Orders.
BOOKLET 2016
 

This booklet explains what you need to know about serving documents on an abusive spouse or partner.
BOOKLET 2020
 

If you are leaving an abusive relationship, a family law lawyer can play a key role in helping you understand your legal options, rights and responsibilities.
BOOKLET 2016
 

An affidavit is a sworn, written document that contains facts and information relevant to the application you are making. This guide will explain what you need to know about affidavits.
BOOKLET 2016
 

This tip sheet lists the main pieces of Alberta and federal legislation that relate most closely to elder abuse.
TIP SHEET 2019

 

 
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