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“Child Of The Marriage” Vs. “Child Of The Relationship” – An Area In Need Of Reform?

Our firm recently represented a mother of a 19-year-old child in a child support matter. The child suffered from a disability which had prevented her from graduating high-school with the rest of her classmates. Despite the fact that the child continued to be enrolled full-time in high-school studies, her father (to whom our client was [...]

December 19th, 2013|

Alberta Lawyers Assistance Society Fundraiser

ASSIST (Alberta Lawyers Assistance Society) is a registered charity providing help to lawyers, law students, and their families with personal problems. They offer a continuum of services including professional counselling, peer support, and education relating to physical and mental health issues. On May 8, 2014 a fundraising dinner will be held in support of ASSIST [...]

December 16th, 2013|

Avenue Magazine – The Ins And Outs Of Family Law In Canada

Partners Victor Vogel and Michelle Brandt were recently interviewed and quoted in an article in the November issue of Avenue Magazine. Vogel LLP doesn’t necessarily share the opinion of the author in interpreting the issues. We trust that the Court's primary consideration is the best interest of the child(ren). View the full article on Avenue [...]

November 28th, 2013|

From LLP To LPP: Ontario’s New Articling Changes

On November 21, 2013, the Law Society of Upper Canada approved a motion by its Articling Task Force to implement the Law Practice Program (LPP) – an alternative to traditional articling. This pilot program has been initiated in response to Ontario’s articling crisis. In 2012, 15% of applicants were unable to secure articling positions. This [...]

November 26th, 2013|

Employment Law Review

In a recent decision out of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the Court reviewed the law on wrongful termination. The Plaintiff in this particular case was a long term employee of over 20 years before he was terminated for cause. The company cited that the employee converted a company cheque into his own name [...]

November 22nd, 2013|

Supreme Court Of Canada Strikes Down Alberta Legislation

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has declared the Alberta Personal Information Protection Act to be unconstitutional in a decision released November 15, 2013. In Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401, 2013 SCC 6, the court explored the picketing and the role that privacy legislation played in video [...]

November 18th, 2013|

I’m Sorry My Lord, It’s In The Cloud

For most of us in the legal profession, the idea of going paperless is daunting. Our overflowing file folders are packed full of an abundance of emails, letters, fax confirmation notices, pleadings, etc., carefully documenting each step and word of advice. For whatever reason, these enormous stacks of (somewhat organized) paper is a comfort to [...]

November 14th, 2013|

Strategies For Coping: Play Therapy

Recently we attended a Provincial Court Judicial Dispute Resolution (JDR) before our client’s scheduled trial on mobility. At the JDR, concerns arose regarding the child’s adjustment to the parents’ separation, as the child was quite young (4 years) and handling the transition very poorly. Because of the child’s young age, the Judge at this JDR [...]

November 8th, 2013|

Seized Computers Require Special Search Warrant

While our office does not practice in the area of criminal law, a landmark decision was delivered earlier this week by the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Vu. The case involved a BC man who police suspected was diverting electricity from B.C. Hydro for a marijuana growing operation. The police obtained a search [...]

November 8th, 2013|

Travelling With Children & The Hague Convention

Recently our office dealt with a matter where one of the parties wanted to travel abroad for a family member’s wedding with the 4 year old child. It was a three week trip, nothing out of the ordinary, but for the fact that the party was not a Canadian citizen (was a Permanent Resident) and [...]

November 4th, 2013|