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BenchPress – Vol 41-4

Act Of Meanness / Lost by a Nose / Co-Mammas / The Internet and Hate Speech 1.  Act of Meanness A Quebec Superior Court Justice recently heard an unusual estate application.  A Montreal area woman was convinced that her deceased brother’s wife had been unfaithful to him.  At a supper held after her brother’s funeral, the […]

Authors:

Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the Acting Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow Magazine at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. www.cplea.ca
 

Am I This Child’s Guardian?

The article “Who is a Parent? Not a Simple Question!” explores some of the legal complications faced by individuals and couples who are having children in non-traditional ways. Families can sometimes encounter a related, although somewhat different question: Who is a guardian of this child? This question is important because a child’s guardian is entitled […]

Authors:

Marilyn Doyle
Marilyn Doyle
Marilyn Doyle is a library technician in Edmonton.
 

Who is a Parent? Not a Simple Question!

If anything could be said about the law, it is slow to change.  Our social structure continues to evolve at a faster pace than the law, which is creating difficulties in society and the courts.  We are seeing impacts on individuals and couples who are having children in non-traditional ways as the definition of what […]

Authors:

Stephanie Jansen
Stephanie Jansen is a student-at-law at the law firm of Attia Reeves in Edmonton, Alberta.
 


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