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  • What Is Probate and Do I Need a Probate Lawyer?

    Author: Eleanor Carlson I have been named executor of an estate in Alberta – What is probate and do I need a probate lawyer? In Alberta, probate is the court processes that prove the validity of a will and provides the power and control to the executor (also known as a Personal Representative) to ac … Read more »

  • Limitations to Vexatious Litigant Orders

    Author: Kevin Stenner Practice Note No. 7 Limited, But Still Effective The Alberta Court of Appeal recently came out with a trilogy of cases (the “Trilogy”) on the issue of vexatious litigant orders, Jonsson v Lymer, 2020 ABCA 167, Makis v Alberta Health Services 2020 ABCA 168 and Vuong Van Tai Hold … Read more »

  • Employee Incentive Programs and Without Cause Terminations

    Author: Matthew Bobawsky Employee Incentive Programs Policies in Alberta Employers often use employee incentive programs to recognize and reward good performance and retain employees. To ensure these programs have their desired effect, many employers implement policies that govern – and carefully de … Read more »

  • Carbert Waite Lawyers Recognized as Best Lawyers in Canada for 2021

    Carbert Waite is proud to congratulate several of our lawyers who have been awarded with The Best Lawyers in Canada (2021 Edition). This year’s list includes:  Blair CarbertHealth Care LawMichelle Colley Labour and Employment LawBradley S. Dobbin Corporate and Commercial LitigationInsurance LawJosep … Read more »

  • Changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code under Bill 32

    Author: Fiona Balaton Bill 32: Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act, was introduced in the Alberta Legislature on July 7, 2020, and received Royal Assent on July 29, 2020. Bill 32 introduces a number of changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code and Labour Relations Code. This blog post … Read more »