Consolidated Alberta Family Law Statutes 2017
By: Laurie Allen, B.A., LL.B.
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-7866-6
Product Type: Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: Annual volumes supplied on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: Approximately 920 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2017-06-06
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $135.00

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Consulting Editor: Laurie Allen

Consolidated Alberta Family Law Statutes 2017 contains the text of Alberta and Federal legislation and rules that form the basis of family law in the province. It includes the full text of the principle provincial family law legislation, updated with complete amending information, together with selected federal legislation. Updated annually, this work consists of a complete and handy desk-top and courtroom resource for all family law practitioners in Alberta. The work includes relevant provisions of the following:

  • Family Law Act, and Alberta Child Support Guidelines and other Regulations
  • Child Youth and Family Enhancement Act and Regulations
  • Canada's Divorce Act and Federal Child Support Guidelines
  • Maintenance Enforcement Act
  • Protection against Family Violence Act and Regulation
  • Marriage Act
  • Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act
  • Married Women's Act
  • Adult Interdependent Relationships Act and Regulation
  • Dower Act
  • Employment Pension Plans Act
  • Pension Benefits Standards Act,1985
  • Public Sector Pension Plans Act and Regulations
  • Extra-Provincial Enforcement of Custody Orders Act
  • Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act and Regulation
  • International Child Abduction Act
  • Matrimonial Property Act
  • Law of Property Act
  • Alberta Divorce Rules (from the Alberta Rules of Court)
  • Provincial Court Act
  • Court Rules and Forms Regulation
  • Alberta Evidence Act
  • Vital Statistics Act

Equally important, this consolidation contains an extensive list of practice directions and notices that every family practitioner should be aware of.


New in this Edition

  • Reciprocating Jurisdictions: Alta Reg. 81/2016 amending the Interjurisdictional Support Orders Regulation, to add the Swiss Confederation as a reciprocating jurisdiction.
  • Three updated Court of Queen’s Bench Family Law Practice Notes:
    • Parenting After Separation
    • Family Law Chambers
    • Intake, Resolution and Caseflow Management – Calgary and Red Deer
  • 10 updated Alberta Rules of Court Family Law Forms



About the Author

Laurie Allen is the founding partner of the Calgary law firm Laurie Allen & Associates. The lawyers in her firm all practice family law exclusively. Ms Allen is an instructor of family law for the Alberta Bar Association course. She is a frequent panelist and instructor for LESA, and is the author of numerous articles on family law matters.

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