This report was undertaken as part of ALRI’s studies on the reform of family law. The Family Relief Act provides for an award from an estate for the maintenance of the surviving spouse and a limited class of children. The maintenance must come from the net estate after payment of claims against the deceased. An eligible dependant may apply to the court within six months of the grant of probate or administration. There is provision […]
|AREA OF LAW||Family Law|
|TAGS||dependant, family, matrimonial, Property, relief, spouse, succession, variation|
June 1, 1978
This report debates the merits of adding a provision in Alberta that would provide compensation to persons who suffer injury as the result of the criminal acts of others. Among other things, this report considers the nature, extent and administration of a scheme for Alberta, as well as the cost of such a scheme, and makes several recommendations regarding its practical implementation. The ALRI report proposes that, the Legislature of Alberta should create a system […]
|TAGS||compensation, crime, damages, dependant, injury, loss, offence, victim, violent|
Perpetuities Act, SA 1972, c 131 (now RSA 2000, c P-5).
December 1, 1968