New Information Page
LegalAve has just released a new Information Page. Learn more about this topic in Alberta, including what the law says, legal processes, common questions, and myths.
Updated Information Pages
LegalAve has updated the following pages:
- Caring for & Decision-Making for a Family Member
- Planning for Illness: Decision-making options, Personal Directives, and Powers of Attorney
- Planning for Death: Wills, estates, and funeral arrangements
- Educating Yourself: Legal Research
- Child support under the Divorce Act (married parents)
- Custody & Access under the Divorce Act (married parents
- Family Violence & the Legal Process
- Community Legal Resources & Legal Aid (Family Law)
- Child support under the Family Law Act (non-married & married parents)
- Ending a married relationship under the Divorce Act
- Spousal support under the Divorce Act (married spouses)
- Living Together: Common Law Partnerships & Adult Interdependent Relationships
- Guardianship & Parenting under the Family Law Act (non-married & married parents)
- Before Moving in Together: Legal Considerations
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New Common Questions
- What does it mean to be “habitually resident” or “ordinarily resident” in Alberta?
- My children live in the United States. Can I leave them bequests in my Will?
- I am making a Personal Directive, Enduring Power of Attorney, and a Will. I have no one in Alberta who could be the decision-makers in these documents. Can I appoint someone from outside of Alberta?
- I have an order for Guardianship and Trusteeship for my dad. However, they are from a court in New Brunswick. My dad has now moved in with me in Alberta. Can I change the New Brunswick order into an Alberta order?
- What is an “International Will”?
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- I have property in various countries. My Alberta Will can deal with all of it. There is nothing else I need to do.
- I’m going to live outside of Alberta for a year or two. I already have a Personal Directive and an Enduring Power of Attorney in Alberta. If something happens to me, those documents could be used.
- My grandfather wrote a Will in Newfoundland. It has been probated there. It cannot be used to deal with the house he owned here in Alberta.
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