- Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship
- Adoption Records in Alberta
- Adult Interdependent Relationships
- Family Law Act
- Grandparents’ Rights
- Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta – Family Law Series (click on Family Law) Booklets in the series include information on: Child custody and Parenting, Financial Support, Property Division for Married and Unmarried Couples, Young Parent, and Representing Yourself in Family Court.
- Families and the Law: Child Welfare Series. This series of plain language resources addresses the needs of individuals involved in the child welfare system. It includes a visual, low literacy guide to the child welfare court process as well as several “need to know” fact sheets.
- Families Change: guides to separation and divorce
This website provides age-appropriate information to help kids, teens and parents deal with a family break up. The website was produced by the Justice Education Society in collaboration with Centre for Public Legal Education, Alberta.
- Family law in Alberta: Legal Information for Frontline Service Providers
This guide was developed for frontline service providers in Alberta who work with vulnerable individuals. It provides general legal information on Alberta law only.
- Alberta Courts – Property Division for Unmarried Couples
- Information for Self-Represented Litigants in Provincial Court Family
This booket offers basic information for self-represented litigants that will be helpful when representing themselves in Provincial Court – Family. The booklet focuses on preparing for and conducting a trial when not represented by a lawyer.
- Family Law Kits
The kits are a series of plain language resources which include forms and instructions to make applications and appeals for parenting, guardianship, custody and access, contact, enforcement of time with a child, child support, spousal support and other applications under the Family Law Act in Alberta. These booklets and kits are helpful to self represented litigants as they provide not only general information, but also step by step instructions and precedents.
- Court Forms for Matters under the Family Law Act
- Videos produced by Alberta Justice – Resolution Services. – The videos provide information on the following:
- A guide to divorce where there are dependent children, one spouse prepares the paperwork, and the other spouse is served with that paperwork.
This video tells you about: what an uncontested divorce is.
- A guide to divorce without dependent children, one spouse prepares the paperwork, and the other spouse is served with that paperwork. This video tells you about: how to fill in the Statement of Claim for Divorce.
- A guide to divorce where there are dependent children, both spouses do the paperwork together, and come to the courthouse together.
- A guide to divorce where there are no dependent children, both spouses do the paperwork together, and come to the courthouse together.
- Parenting After Separation: Online Course
This eCourse is a six hour seminar offering information to parents about separation and divorce process, the effects of separation and divorce on children, techniques for communication and legal information that affects parents and children.
- Student Legal Services – Family Law Project – Information on divorce, separation, parenting time, child and spousal support, and matrimonial property
Fort McMurray WildFire – Family Fact Sheet
The wildfires in Fort McMurray have displaced an entire community, giving rise to many legal questions and issues. Visit www.pbla.ca/gethelp/fortmcmurrayfire for legal fact sheets and other information.
For more information on the Divorce Act, Custody, Access, Child Support, and Mobility Rights see these other Canadian Legal FAQs available here: http://www.law-faqs.org/national-faqs/divorce/