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The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship 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.
BOOKLET 2019

As a landlord or tenant, do you have questions about your rights and responsibilities after a fire? This resource will help answer your most frequently asked questions.

NEW BOOKLET 2023

4 PAGES

As a landlord or tenant, do you have questions about your rights and responsibilities after a flood? This resource will help answer your most frequently asked questions.
BOOKLET 2018

En tant que locataire ou propriétaire, avez-vous des questions sur vos droits et responsabilités après un incendie? La ressource pourra vous aider à répondre à vos questions les plus courantes.
BOOKLET 2019

En tant que locataire ou propriétaire, avez-vous des questions sur vos droits et responsabilités après une inondation? La ressource pourra vous aider à répondre à vos questions les plus courantes.
BOOKLET 2019

This workbook provides information on how to become a registered charity and how to maintain your registered charity status under the Income Tax Act.
WORKBOOK 2010

If you're thinking about buying a condo, it is important to understand condominium finances.
BOOKLET 2020

A Personal Represenative is the person named to carry out the directions in a Will.
BOOKLET 2020

This booklet is for people who have been asked to be an Agent under someone's Personal Directive.
BOOKLET 2019

This booklet is for people who have been asked to be an Attorney under someone's Enduring Power of Attorney.


BOOKLET 2020

20 PAGES

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.
BOOKLET 2019

What you need to know about bankruptcy in Alberta.
BOOKLET 2020
 

Being a Guarantor is a big responsibility. It is important to understand exactly what you are getting yourself into and what the impact of signing the agreement may be.
BOOKLET 2020

General information on the role of Collection Agencies.
BOOKLET 2020
 

What you should know about debt and collections in Alberta.
BOOKLET 2020

Foreclosure can be complicated and confusing. This booklet explains how foreclosure works, and your rights when you are involved in a foreclosure.
BOOKLET 2020

What you should know about mobile phone contracts in Alberta.
BOOKLET 2021

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

This booklet provides an overview of the turnover process and a checklist of documents that the developer must provide to the first elected board.
BOOKLET 2021

8 pages
 

If you are thinking about leaving an abusive relationship, this guide will explain financial support options that may be available.
BOOKLET 2021

4 pages
 

This booklet provides information on what elder abuse is, how to recognize it and what to do about it.
BOOKLET 2019

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

This tip sheet describes documents that can be set up by an older adult, before his/her incapacity, that can help prevent elder abuse.
TIP SHEET 2019
 

If you have lost your job through no fault of your own, you may be eligible for Employment Insurance.
TIP SHEET 2019

Le but de la préparation d'un testament est de transmettre vos biens à vos proches selon vos souhaits et avec le moins de problèmes possible. Si vous décédez sans testament, il est souvent plus coûteux, plus compliqué et plus long de régler votre succession.
BOOKLET 2020

Une directive personnelle est un document écrit, signé, daté et attesté qui désigne une autre personne pour s'occuper de vos affaires personnelles (uniquement non financières ).
BOOKLET 2020

En préparant une procuration perpétuelle dès maintenant, vous pouvez vous assurer que vos biens sont gérés par une personne qui vous connaît et qui sait ce que vous voulez, une personne en qui vous avez confiance pour agir au mieux de vos intérêts, lorsque vous n'êtes pas en mesure de prendre des décisions par vous-même.
BOOKLET 2020

If your property is being foreclosed upon, or you are a tenant in a property that is being foreclosed upon, this booklet explains how foreclosure works, and your rights during the process.
BOOKLET 2019

This booklet is for people who want to know more about the content and uses of General Powers of Attorney.
BOOKLET 2020

Do you have questions about your rights as a tenant when you have lost your job? This tip sheet answers some common questions.
TIP SHEET 2018

A life lease agreement occurs when a person buys the exclusive right to occupy a unit in a particular development for life, a fixed term or until the person can no longer live independently within the unit.

BOOKLET 2019

This booklet is currently under review.

8 PAGES

Adult Interdependent Partners include unmarried couples and non-sexual partners who live together.
BOOKLET 2019

A Personal Directive is a written, signed, dated and witnessed document that appoints someone else to look after your personal matters when you cannot. (non-financial only)
BOOKLET 2019

Things to consider when making a Personal Directive.
CHECKLIST 2020

If you die without a Will, it's often costly, complicated and time-consuming to settle your estate. A Will ensures your belongings are distributed according to your wishes, with as few problems as possible.
BOOKLET 2019

Things to consider when making a Will.
NEW CHECKLIST 2020

By preparing a Power of Attorney now, you can ensure that your property is managed by someone who knows you and what you want, when you are unable to make decisions for yourself.
BOOKLET 2019

Things to consider when making an Enduring Power of Attorney.
CHECKLIST 2020

This tip sheet describes mental capacity and its importance in decision making.
TIP SHEET 2021
 

This booklet is intended for anyone thinking about the possibility that they or a loved one might face mental incapacity in the future.
BOOKLET 2021
 

Information about legal issues related to pre-arranging your own funeral that will help your family and friends in the time following your death.
BOOKLET 2019

This booklet is an overview of deposits, occupancy fees and other potential issues that may arise when purchasing a new or conversion condo.
BOOKLET 2020

 

A tenant who rents a condo from a landlord is bound by many laws including residential tenancy law, contract law, condo property law and condo bylaws.
BOOKLET 2019

If you are a homeowner thinking about renting out a room in your home, you should become familiar with the laws that relate to this type of living arrangement.
BOOKLET 2019
 

A reverse mortgage is a loan that allows homeowners to turn a portion of their home's equity into cash without having to sell their home.
BOOKLET 2020
 

Having good accountability and transparency practices can enhance the credibility of a charity.
BOOKLET 2011

This booklet helps small and mid-size registered charities and non-profit organizations assess their accountability and transparency practices.
BOOKLET 2011

This sample agreement is meant only to be a guide to assist you in developing your own rental agreement, and may include terms that do not apply to your situation.
FORM 2020

Losing a job is very traumatic: financially and emotionally. This tip sheet lists some of the things you might want to know if this happens to you.
TIP SHEET 2020

 
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