Our lawyers regularly write papers and make presentations.
You can find some of the recent ones here.
2015: Recent Developments in Administrative Law
Although there haven’t been any seismic shifts in administrative law this past year, there have been quite a few decisions which are worthy of note. Many of these decisions continue to work out how to determine—and apply—the applicable standard of review. Others involve procedural fairness, standing, multiple forums and a host of other miscellaneous issues. In many of these […]Read More
Rectification and Validation of Wills and Codicils
The Wills and Succession Act introduced major changes to the law in Alberta with respect to the authority of the courts to validate wills or gifts which would have failed under our former legislation and to rectify errors. This paper will examine our new legislation and some of the court decisions which have considered them. We will also […]Read More
For Mercy’s Sake: Principles of Family Maintenance and Support in the 20 years since Tataryn
The purpose of this paper is to identify and review the principles guiding family maintenance and support (FMS) applications in Alberta. It will take a brief look at the history of FMS legislation and outline the general principles that apply to all applications for FMS in Alberta as extracted from the relevant legislation and case law. […]Read More