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Category: Taxes

Speaking at the 40th Lake Louise Refresher Course

By on April 25, 2013 | Divorce, Taxes

This weekend I will be a part of the panel speaking on Getting the Most out of Your Experts at the 40th Lake Louise Refresher Course.  My topic will be the use of experts in out of court resolution of family law matters.  I will be looking at other resources available to individuals going through […]

Legal Advice – why you need it

By on March 1, 2013 | Canada Pension Plan, Child Support, Divorce, Marriage, Restraining Orders, Taxes, Wills

I read an interesting case decided by the Honourable Justice S.L. Hunt McDonald; you can read it here:  http://www.canlii.com/en/ab/abqb/doc/2012/2012abqb685/2012abqb685.html. One issue was the enforcement of a Matrimonial Property Agreement.  One of the spouses was challenging an agreement that was prepared by lawyers, signed by the spouses before lawyers, and had certificates of Independent Legal Advice […]

Tax – the deduction of legal fees

By on January 15, 2013 | Taxes

There are certain rules on when your legal fees are deductible from your income for tax purposes.  You should always consult with an accountant or a tax lawyer for advice on your own specific situation.  You can also look at the IT Bulletins issued by CRA.  However, here are a few ideas on the subject: […]

Please Read for Blog Site

By on September 6, 2012 | Canada Pension Plan, Child Support, Divorce, Marriage, Restraining Orders, Taxes, Wills

Hi everyone, I want to remind you that the contents of this blog are general information only, and are no substitution for legal advice.  Use the information in the blog as you will, I encourage everyone to seek proper legal advice as they negotiate their legal matters.   Warren

How to contact your lawyer

By on September 6, 2012 | Canada Pension Plan, Child Support, Divorce, Marriage, Restraining Orders, Taxes, Wills

The one complaint I hear most about lawyers is that they are difficult to get a hold of – they don’t pick up their phones, they don’t reply to email, etc.  This is especially frustrating when you are waiting on a time sensitive issue, and you do not know what is going on.  The silence […]

 
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