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FAMOUS CASES | Your Land is My Land: Reeder v Woodward

[T]he appellants … were, after all, the registered owners of the disputed parcel, which the respondents have now acquired through adverse possession. The litigation was necessary to resolve this dispute, even though it was undoubtedly expensive and unfortunate for both sides. – Reeder v Woodward, 2016 ABCA 91 at para 34 Adverse possession, also known […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Roberto Torres Martinez
Roberto Torres Martinez is a student of economics and business at the University of Calgary.
 

HAVE YOU HEARD? | Introducing CPLEA TV

Welcome to the first instance of HAVE YOU HEARD? Here, we will share updates on the law – cases, legislation and processes – as well as highlight access to justice issues and our public legal information resources. Today, we are introducing CPLEA TV and passing on a recent Court of Queen’s Bench announcement. CPLEA-TV This […]

Authors:

Lesley Conley
Lesley Conley
Lesley Conley is a Project Coordinator with the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

FAMILY | When is Shared Parenting Appropriate?

When the parents of a child separate, they must make decisions about where the child should live on a day-to-day basis. Many parents prefer some form of “shared parenting” which usually means that each parent has day-to-day care of the child at least 40% of the time. However, shared parenting is not right for all families. In some […]

Authors:

Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz has been practicing family law since 2009. She is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP.
 

YOUTH & THE LAW | Hit the Gas!

You passed the test. You practiced driving in your parents’ car. You were set to take the road test to get your license. And then COVID-19 hit. And your road test was cancelled. The good news: As of June 30th, you can now book a road test in Alberta! The bad news: Road tests are […]

Authors:

Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

New at CPLEA (Vol 44-6)

In this issue of LawNow, we are highlighting new and updated resources for landlords and tenants. New Resources We have prepared the following sample agreements in a fillable PDF format: Living with Your Landlord If you are living with your landlord (as in sharing space with them), this fillable agreement includes terms you can use […]

Authors:

Lesley Conley
Lesley Conley
Lesley Conley is a Project Coordinator with the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 


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