Laws of Canada LawCentral
The menu item Structure of Canadian Law provides resources that describe how the law is created and organized If you are searching for general information on a specific legal issue (such as contract law, immigration information, or taxation), select Browse All Legal Topics link listed in the Features section (right hand side bar menu)
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Laws of Alberta LawCentral
(3 days ago) The statutes, regulations, and case law related to Alberta are available online from the Queen's Printer, and from various other sources. This section provides sources for the primary legal materials of Alberta. Choose from the categories listed on the navigation menu at the left. If you are searching for general information on a specific legal issue (such as family law,
Know the Laws Law Central
(5 days ago) It includes resources that teach about how the law is made and organized, as well as resources for accessing legislative materials and case law. Start by selecting from the menu on the left. If you are searching for general information on a specific legal issue (such as family law, immigration information, or taxation), select the Browse all
Civil law LawCentral
(5 days ago) Civil law guides compensation when people have suffered injury and financial loss caused by negligence or any wrongful act, or under contract, business, property and other law. The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta hears civil proceedings, including commercial matters, personal injury, bankruptcy and insolvency cases, and litigation involving
Statutes and Regulations LawCentral
(Just Now) Statutes are laws made by Parliament or the Legislature and are also known as Acts. They may create a new law or modify an existing one. Regulations are the rules that address the details and practical applications of the law. The authority to make regulations related to an Act is assigned within that Act. Just like statutes, regulations have the full force of law.
Structure of Canadian Law LawCentral
(8 days ago) The Law that Rules (a narrated presentation in 3 parts) Created by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta and made available on LawCentral Schools, the first part of this narrated powerpoint focused on Canadian law presents information on how the legal structure of Canada is organized, the history of our laws and an explanation of the
Laws of Other Provinces LawCentral
(6 days ago) Statutes are laws made by Parliament or a Legislature and are also known as Acts. They may create a new law or modify an existing one. Regulations are the rules that address the details and practical applications of the law. The authority to make regulations related to an Act is assigned within that Act. Just like statutes, regulations have the full force of law.
Statutes & Regulations (Federal) LawCentral
(1 days ago) Statutes are laws made by Parliament or a Legislature and are also known as Acts. They may create a new law or modify an existing one. Regulations are the rules that address the details and practical applications of the law. The authority to make regulations related to an Act is assigned within that Act. Just like statutes, regulations have the full force of law.
Court Procedures and Rules of Court LawCentral
(8 days ago) A majority of family law cases and child welfare cases are also heard by the Provincial Court. This website contains forms that are available for use by the Bar and other members of the public, as well as notices governing practices or procedures within the different regions or divisions of the Provincial Court.
Centre for Law and Democracy LawCentral
(Just Now) The Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) works to promote, protect and develop those human rights which serve as the foundation for or underpin democracy, including the rights to freedom of expression, to vote and participate in governance, to access information and to freedom of assembly and association. Their website provides access to reports, publications and papers relating
Courts and Tribunals LawCentral
(6 days ago) Related legal topic(s): Courts and court judgments, Military law Federal Court of Canada The Federal Court is Canada's national trial court which hears and decides legal disputes arising in the federal domain, including claims against the Government of Canada, civil suits in federally-regulated areas and challenges to the decisions of federal
Legal services LawCentral
(Just Now) The Immigration Law Project can assist clients with: Making a claim for refugee protection, Preparing and filing applications for permanent residence, Applying for work permits,temporary resident visas and study permits, Family sponsorship issues, and Representation in specially considered cases.
General health law and policy LawCentral
(5 days ago) General health law and policy. A total of 12 records were found for General health law and policy. Definition: Resources related to the law and policy governing the healing professions, hospitals and other care-giving facilities, health products and medications, and the Canadian health system in general.
(3 days ago) The Law Society of Alberta provides a process to resolve complaints regarding a lawyer’s ethical conduct. This service is available to clients, judges, lawyers, financial institutions, business creditors, the general public and through internal referrals by the Executive Director of the Law Society of Alberta.
Choosing and Working with a Lawyer LawCentral
(3 days ago) From the public portion of the Law Society of Alberta website, this section provides information to guide the public in finding and working with a lawyer. This is a guide to how the legal process works, understanding lawyer fees and other frequently asked questions.
(2 days ago) Bylaws are rules which are passed by an organization or public body other than a legislature, such as a municipal government or corporation. Many Alberta municipalities provide online access to either all or some of their bylaws. Use the resources below to find the website of the municipality that interests you.
Law libraries LawCentral
(9 days ago) The primary mission of Alberta Law Libraries is to facilitate access to legal information for the Alberta community, including its judiciary, lawyers, citizens, libraries and government agencies. A section of their website is dedicated to helping Albertans get pointed in the right direction as they begin their legal research. members of the
Finding a Lawyer Law Central
(5 days ago) Each law society governs the legal profession within their respective province or territory and, as such, is reponsible for dealing with complaints from the public about the profession. The Federation is the voice of Canada’s law societies on a wide range of issues critical to the protection of the public and the rule of law…
Spousal support LawCentral
(1 days ago) The kits are a series of plain language resources which include forms and instructions to make applications and appeals for parenting, guardianship, custody and access, contact, enforcement of time with a child, child support, spousal support and other applications under the Family Law Act in Alberta. These booklets and kits are helpful to self
Nature and the Outdoors LawCentral
(1 days ago) Environmental Law Centre. The Environmental Law Centre (Alberta) Society ("ELC") is a registered charitable organization incorporated in Alberta in 1982 to provide Albertans with an objective source of information about environmental and natural resources law. The ELC website includes fact sheets, downloadable publications and a frequently
Wills and estates LawCentral
(3 days ago) Their Law and Advocacy Program is funded by the Alberta Law Foundation and provides a range of services including: basic legal information and referrals, Commissioner for Oaths and Notary, a free legal outreach clinic and will and estate documents drafting services.
Family law general resources LawCentral
(4 days ago) Family law general resources. A total of 51 records were found for Family law general resources. Definition: The body of law dealing with marriage, divorce, custody, access and financial support of children and division of property of a failed marriage. General resources relate to family law in general, that is they cover a broad range of
Planning for the Future LawCentral
(7 days ago) The law cannot predict the future, but it can help you to prepare for some of the possible situations. In this section you will find resources about the following legal concerns: Personal Directives: Appointing someone to handle personal decisions. Powers of Attorney: Appointing someone to …
People with Disabilities LawCentral
(1 days ago) People with Disabilties is a web resource from the Government of Canada that offers access to a broad range of disability related information. This site provides access to services and information for persons with disabilities, family members, caregivers and all Canadians. Related legal …
Teachers and Students LawCentral
(3 days ago) LawCentral Schools. LawCentral Schools is designed for teachers and students and provides access to law-related resources coded by their relationship to the Alberta curriculum. The site includes opportunities to access law-related lesson and unit ideas, inquiry and student action support, assessment ideas, interactive activities, clip art and
Environmental protection and conservation LawCentral
(7 days ago) The Environmental Law Centre (Alberta) Society ("ELC") is a registered charitable organization incorporated in Alberta in 1982 to provide Albertans with an objective source of information about environmental and natural resources law. The ELC website includes fact sheets, downloadable publications and a frequently asked questions section.
Legal research LawCentral
(Just Now) Legal research. A total of 45 records were found for Legal research. Definition: The process of investigating the background to a legal issue or case, including legislation, case law, and legal definitions. Included here are resources about how to do legal research such as research guides, services that assist with such research, and basic
Workplace Rights LawCentral
(3 days ago) Workplace Rights. Minimum wage, holiday pay, being laid off or fired, maternity leave, discrimination, starting a union: these are just some of the issues that arise in the workplace. This section deals with laws about employment standards, employment insurance, human rights, temporary foreign workers and unionized workplaces.
Guardianship and trusteeship LawCentral
(4 days ago) Guardianship involves responsibility for personal decisions (e.g. living arrangements, medical care); Trusteeship involves responsibility for financial affairs (e.g. property, money). The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta produces and distributes booklets and pamphlets that explain the law in …
Family and Relationships LawCentral
(Just Now) Family law encompasses many different issues, including marriage, divorce, and custody. On this page you will find two resources that deal with a variety of family law issues. To narrow your search to a specific topic you can choose from the following list:
Medicine Hat Legal Help Centre LawCentral
(6 days ago) The Community Legal Clinic – Medicine Hat provides free legal information and advice to low to moderate income people who have a legal issue but do not qualify for Legal Aid. You can call them for help with any of the following legal issues: Family law, including separation and divorce, child custody, child support, and more. Employment issues.
Alternatives to Court LawCentral
(Just Now) The Collaborative Family Law Process is about cooperation, not confrontation where clients sign a contract agreeing not to go to court. It is mediation and problem solving with collaborative lawyers where clients try to understand each other. Each client is responsible for information gathering and solutions.
Spousal support Law Central
(4 days ago) The Family Law Project also provides a monthly Do-Your-Own-Divorce Clinic. Please call to obtain more information and to determine whether we can help you with your divorce. NOTE: Changes to Family Law in Alberta The laws about property division for unmarried couples changed on January 1, 2020.
Province-Wide Services LawCentral
(8 days ago) Volunteer Lawyer Services is a pro bono legal services program that was initiated in 1995 as a joint initiative of the Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch, the Law Society of Alberta, the United Way of Calgary and Area and the Association of General Counsel of Alberta to assist registered charities and not-for-profit organizations who
Educational Opportunities LawCentral
(1 days ago) The Portage College Public Legal Education Program is a public service initiative offered in partnership with the Alberta Law Foundation. The program offers learning opportunities to individuals, families, and communities throughout North Eastern Alberta through the provision of information, resources, and education on a variety of legal topics.
(4 days ago) The law then regards the person adopted and the person(s) adopting as related to each other in the same way as would be the case in a natural family. See also keywords: Family law general resources. Alberta Resources. Adoption (Alberta Children's Services) This online resource from the Government of Alberta provides information about the
Small claims court LawCentral
(4 days ago) Information is provided by Calgary Legal Guidance funded in part by the Alberta Law Foundation. Related keywords: Civil actions, Courts and court judgments, Legal process, Small claims court. Self Represented Litigants (LawNow Vol. 41-1) Representing yourself in court is a daunting task. This issue of LawNow offers some suggestions for success.
Marriage and Divorce LawCentral
(7 days ago) This online resource about Family law is provided by Legal Aid Alberta. It includes information about: marriage and 'common law relationships'; divorce; property rights, and guardianship of children; and explains some of the differences between a marriage and an Adult Interdependent Relationship.
Working and Volunteering LawCentral
(Just Now) Employment Law (LawNow Magazine) LawNow is a bi-monthly digital public legal education magazine which has been published by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta for almost 40 years. Its articles and columns are written in plain language and take a practical look at how the law relates to the every day lives of Canadians.
(7 days ago) Child Welfare: A 2018 Alberta Guide to the Law. This booklet provides information on the Alberta Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act and explains what happens when someone calls Child and Family Services on their family. Related legal topic (s): Child abuse, Family law …