How Much Justice is “Enough?”

  So.  30 years in the Justice system.  Sorry if I'm harping on that (and ageing myself at the same time) but this has been an odd week, realizing I've been toiling in the trenches of family law for, now, over 30 years. And, as the saying goes, in that [...]

By |July 19th, 2016|Family Law, Legal Profession|

Renting A Room In Your Home

People often rent-out rooms in their home. This is becoming particularly common in Alberta with the decline of our economy, and is of course, particularly common in cities and towns with Universities and Colleges. The Residential Tenancies Act sets out specific rules and regulations for rental accommodations, but does not [...]

By |July 11th, 2016|Business Law, Real Estate Law, Uncategorized|

Divorce: Dangers of International Travel

How Safe is a Divorce "Travel Letter"? Are you divorced or separated? The case of a Calgary mother having her daughter taken to Iran without her knowledge highlights concerns over intentional travel post-separation or divorce.  The mother in that case did not agree for her child to travel outside of [...]

By |June 20th, 2016|Family Law|

Distracted Driving Law in Alberta

Being new to the legal profession, I find that my friends and family (and just about everybody I have ever met), ask me about different legal issues. One of the most common issues I am asked about is the new distracted driving laws, so here it goes: Communication: A driver [...]

By |April 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|
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