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The links on this page will connect you to further online information about Family Law, Personal Injury Law and other legal resources in Calgary, Alberta and Canada.

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Legal Resources

Alberta Courts
The official website of the Provincial Court, Court of Queen’s Bench and Alberta Court of Appeal along with other court administration services. Features the answers to frequently asked questions, such as what to consider if you are involved in (or thinking about getting involved in) a lawsuit, what type of legal dispute resolution options are available and other helpful information.

Calgary Counselling Centre
Assists individuals, couples, parents, families and youth resolve emotional and social problems by offering treatment for family violence, depression, children’s programs, eating disorders, research, training and education.

Children’s Legal and Educational Resource Centre
This website is a publication of the Children’s Legal & Educational Resource Centre (CLERC), which provides legal information and education to Albertans under the age of 19.

Distress Centre
The Distress Centre Calgary (DCC) ensures everyone has a place to turn to in a time of crisis by providing 24 hour crisis support, professional counselling and referrals – all at no cost.

Law Society of Alberta
The official website for the Law Society of Alberta, the regulatory organization for lawyers in Alberta. The Law Society offers a lawyer referral service and publishes resources such as guides for working with a lawyer.

Family Law

Alberta Courts: Family Justice Services
Dispute resolution and court administration services for individuals looking for help finding appropriate solutions to family, divorce, separation, parenting, custody, conflict and other related issues.

Alberta Courts: Mediation/Dispute Resolution Processes
Provides information about resolving family law disputes through mediation and links to other related services and programs in Alberta.

Alberta Courts: Parenting After Separation (PAS)
Separating or divorcing parents concerned about the effects on children can access this valuable court service.

Alberta Justice: Families
Information from Alberta Justice regarding family law programs and services available in Alberta, as well as current information regarding family law legislation.

Alberta Justice: Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP)
The Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP) collects court ordered child, spousal and partner support, taking action to enforce as needed.

Alberta Justice: Mediation/Dispute Resolution
Information from Alberta Justice regarding mediation and other dispute resolution alternatives.

Co-Parenting Calendars
Co-Parenting calendars can be useful and effective for parents sharing custody of their children.
Coparent Calendar
ShareKids.com

Collaborative Divorce
Answers “What is Collaborative Divorce?” and “Is Collaborative Divorce For Me?”

Family Centre: Focus on Communication in Separation
Located in Lethbridge, Alberta, the Family Centre provides this six hour communication class for separated or divorced parents which children 0 – 6 years of age.

Federal Child Support Guidelines
Guidelines from the Government of Canada regarding the financial obligations and calculations taken into consideration in family law disputes.

Successfully Parenting Apart: a Toolkit
This toolkit organizes and consolidates on-line and print resources offering guidance, information, referrals and resources for resolving parenting challenges post-separation in ways most effective for children.

Tax Matters Toolkit: Separation and Divorce
A guide published by the Canadian Bar Association that lawyers often provide to clients regarding the tax consequences of spearation and divorce.

Personal Injury

Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured (ARBI)
Vogel LLP has been a long-time supporter of ARBI, which offers a range of rehabilitation programs and services for brain injured Albertans and their families.

Concussion (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury)
Information about concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries.

Spinal Cord Injury Alberta
Vogel LLP as been a long-time supporter of SCI Alberta, which helps Albertans with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities achieve independence and full community participation.

Estates

Alberta Courts – Frequently Asked Questions
For information on deceased persons and estates in Alberta.

Enduring Powers of Attorney – How it Works
Information on EPAs provided by the Government of Alberta.

Housing, Property and Utilities – Service Alberta 
For information on dealing with land in Alberta, click on the links under the heading “Property and Land Titles” on the right side.

List of Charities
A searchable list of charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency.

Personal Directive – How it Works
Information on Personal Directives.

What to Do When Someone Has Died
Information on tax issues relating to deceased persons.

Wills – Alberta Justice & Solicitor General
Information on Wills in Alberta and planning ahead for your Will.  Click on “Planning ahead for your Will” on the left column.