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  • Division of Corporate Assets Upon Separation

    Jordan Lantz What happens when a couple is trying to divide their assets after separation and matrimonial property is tied up in a corporation? It often happens in separation that one, or both, people’s assets are tied up in a corporation and are not easily separated out or identifiable for division … Read more »

  • Will My Case be Dismissed for Delay?

    Ava Danyluk Where litigation is stagnant for 3 or more years, a court will dismiss the case pursuant to rule 4.33 of the Alberta Rules of Court: If 3 or more years have passed without a significant advance in an action, the Court, on application, must dismiss the action as against the applicant, unl … Read more »

  • Grandparent RESP Contributions in a Divorce

    Ava Danyluk Generous grandparents may wish to set up a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) for their grandchildren’s education. What happens to these contributions in a divorce? Some parents may hope that their parents’, i.e., grandparents’, contributions will be perceived as their personal con … Read more »

  • Wills and Estates: Gifts Contrary to Law

    Leslie Taylor The recent Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench decision of Stroh Estate (Re), 2022 ABQB 82, considers section 33 of the Wills and Succession Act, SA 2010, c W-12.2 and the disposition of a gift which is contrary to law. The facts of Stroh Estate included that Norman Stroh was divorced and h … Read more »

  • Changing the Name of a Child When a Guardian Does Not Consent

    Tristan Aronson In many circumstances, as the dynamics of a family change over time, it may be that a parent wishes to change the last name of a child. In Alberta, Vital Statistics is the regulating body that grants or denies name change requests for children. To change the name of a child, includin … Read more »