Families in Flux - LawNow Magazine

Vol 37-5: May/Jun 2013

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Featured Articles: Families in Flux

Special Report: Resource Development Issues




Featured Articles: Families in Flux

Change is life and life is change! Families change and sometimes, the law will be a part of this process.

Common Immigration Mistakes That Canadian Citizens Make When Marrying U.S. Citizens

Marrying an American? Don’t book your wedding reception until you read what these lawyers have to tell you.

The Tax Implications of Marital Breakdown

The breakdown of a marriage can be made even more stressful if tax issues are not addressed.

What’s in a Name?

Think carefully before deciding to legally change a child’s name; there are lots of issues.

Juvenile Justice in Namibia

Namibia has lofty intentions in its work towards a comprehensive program for its young offenders, but progress is slow.

Special Report: Resource Development Issues

Griffiths Energy Violates the Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act

This Canadian mining company blew the whistle on itself when it discovered irregularities in some of its consulting agreements.

The Yukon’s Open Entry Mining System Declared a Breach of the Duty to Consult

Mining is big business in the Yukon and, as it increases, the risk of conflict between First Nations and exploration companies increases.



Building a Child-Sensitive Canada

Bench Press

Texting with Telus
Red Horse/Black Horse
Conspiracy Theory?
Judicial Discretion Defended
Give It Up!


Human Rights Law

Equality Case Seems to Have Fractured the Supreme Court of Canada

Law and Literature

Cronaca Nera: Two True Crime Books from Italy

Online Law

Helping Children and Teens Deal with Separation and Divorce

Not-for-Profit Law

Overhead Overdone?

Famous Cases Revisited

Whatever Happened to … Moore and Bertuzzi?

Landlord and Tenant Law

Co-Tenants and Co-Responsibility

Employment Law

Post-Employment Legal Obligations




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