There is new Family Law legislation coming into effect on January 1, 2020, called the Family Property Act. The goal of the new legislation is to allow couples who are not legally married to share in the same property division scheme as married couples.
There are jurisdiction-specific rules that govern how foreign and out-of-province assets are to be handled. For this reason, contacting a lawyer or accounting professional in the jurisdiction where the assets are located is highly advisable.
Under section 88.1 of the Traffic Safety Act in Alberta, drivers are subject to immediate administrative license suspensions in addition to Criminal Code driving offences.
We understand that your bills don’t stop just because you have been in an accident as a result of someone else’s negligence. Ultimately, the party responsible for your accident may have to pay your net wages through their insurance coverage for your claim. We want you to know that you have options if you have lost wages due to a motor vehicle accident.