Meeting Materials

  • February 04, 2020

2019/20

February 3, 2020 - Bill C-78. Important changes to the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements, Enforcement Assistance Act and The Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act.

November 19, 2019 - A View from the Bench

October 15, 2019 - How to get some Big Costs in Family Law

September 17, 2019 - Culture - yours, mine and ours: What to do in the Family Court room?

2018/19

May 21, 2019 - Six Minute Speaking Series

April 16, 2019 - Cultural Fluency for LGBTQ2+???????

March 19, 2019 - Spousal Support - The Movie

February 19, 2019 - Wills & Estates for Family Lawyers: how to plan for spouses, AIPs and blended families

November 20, 2018 - Meeting with Children - A New Approach

October 16, 2018 - View from the Bench

September 18, 2018 - Production and management of electronic evidence (including social media) in family law cases


2017/18

May 15, 2018 - Six Minute Lawyer Series

April 17, 2018 - Updates on Family Law Tax Issues

March 20, 2018 - Trust Conditions: Back to the Fundamentals

February 20, 2018 - Property Division for Common Law Parties

November 21, 2017 - Business Valuations 

October 17, 2017 - The Calgary Police Service & Family Law

September 19, 2017 - Overview of Guideline Income Calculations


2016/17

May 23, 2017 - Six Minute Lawyers Series

April 18, 2017 - Forensic Accounting & Family Law - The Hard Questins on Hidden Assets

March 21, 2017 - Intersection of Family Law and Wills & Estates Law

February 21, 2017 - Financial Strategies on Separation

November 15, 2016 - Mediation/Arbitration & Issues in ADR Processes

October 18, 2016 - View from the Bench

September 20, 2016 - Civility - We have to Start Somewhere


2015/16

May 17, 2016 - 6 Minute Lawyer Series

April 19, 2016 - Stress? What Stress?

March 15, 2016 - Intersection of matrimonial actions and bankruptcy 

February 16, 2016 - Tax Information for Family Lawyers

November 17, 2015 - The Wills and Succession Act Meets Family Law

October 20, 2015 - Changes to the Case Management System

September 15, 2015 - Best Practices at Trial

2014/15

May 19, 2015 - Fourth Annual 6 Minute Lawyer Series

April 21, 2015 - Factors the Court Considers in the Appointment of Child's Counsel: What the Cases Say ... But What Really Happens in Calgary?

March 17, 2015 - The Reforming Family Justice Initiative

February 17, 2015 - Trusts in the Family Law Context

December 16, 2015 - A Legislated Valuation Date. In the decade since Hodgson valuing matrimonial property as of trial remains problematic.

November 18, 2014 - "Practice Note 7 and 8 Pet Peeves with Mr. Boyd addressing non-evaluative reports"

October 21, 2014 - Tax and valuation issues in Family law

September 16, 2014 - Presenting a Witness with a Mental Health Disorder - Practical and Ethical Issues