Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) will host free Public Legal Education workshops in January and February 2019. These presentations are open to the public and certain locations require registration.
NOTE: Video Versions of ECLC presentations are now available online:
ECLC continues to hold the Family Law Series Presentations at the Downtown Enterprise Square Branch Library 10212 Jasper Avenue NW every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM. These presentations are open to the public with the option to register to be contacted for a potential follow-up meeting with a Family Law Lawyer for additional assistance. The schedules for the topics are as follows:
Child Custody and Parenting: January 10, January 31, February 21
Child and Spousal Support: January 17, February 7, February 28
Read more about the Legal Clinic at the Women’s Centre in Calgary.
Pro Bono Law Alberta has been involved in this project since it began in 2008. Our sincere appreciation goes to all the volunteer lawyers who give their time to help women in Calgary move forward with their legal matters. Thanks to the Women’s Centre for continuing to offer this very important program in our community!
The Women’s Centre of Calgary continues to serve a great number of women in our community. In the first 5 months of this year, the Centre successfully hosted 76 legal advice clinics with a total attendance of 157 women.
The Edmonton Community Legal Centre continues to hold the Family Law Series Presentations at the Downtown Enterprise Square Branch Library 10212 Jasper Avenue NW every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM. These presentations are open to the public with the option to register to be contacted for a potential follow-up meeting with a Family Law Lawyer for additional assistance. The schedules for the topics are as follows:
Child Custody and Parenting: April 20, May 11, June 1, June 22
Child and Spousal Support: April 6, April 27, May 18, June 8
Property Division: April 13, May 4, May 25, June 5
A presentation on Wills and Estates will be held at the Capilano Library (200 Capilano Mall, 5616 101 Avenue) on Monday April 10 at 7 PM.
Responsibilities of an Executor
Power of Attorney
Where to go for help and more!
The Family Law Series will be held monthly at the St. Albert Community Village – 30-50 Bellrose Dr. St. Albert from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.
Child Custody and Parenting: Wednesday April 19, 2017
Child and Spousal Support: Wednesday May 17, 2017
Property Division: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
If you work at a community organization that would be interested in having a lawyer from the ECLC give a presentation for your clients and/or staff at your agency please contact Giselle at firstname.lastname@example.org and leave the name of your organization, the location, the topic you would like, as well as options for dates and times. Topics include, Family Law, Wills and Estates, Landlord and Tenant, Immigration, Employment and Introduction to the Canadian Justice System.
Marital breakdown causes a flood of emotions and a shaken sense of security. Taking decisive actions restores dignity and helps build resilience. ACES, the Association of A Community Engaged in Sharing, encourages media to inform their audience about the Calgary Resilience Symposium where people can learn about and discuss the variety of supports available to individuals and families facing decisions about one of the biggest life changes they will experience.
WHAT:A full day of lectures and learnings from professionals who will answer questions pertaining to family matters, legal issues, financial planning and insurance inquiries, as well as mental and physical health topics. Everyone’s focus is on helping participants to make the right decisions for moving forward.
WHO: Keynote Speakers at the Calgary Divorce Symposium include:
Nicole Sherren – Alberta Wellness Initiative
Cyndy Morin – Resolve Legal Group
John-Paul Boyd – Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family
Calgary Public Library acknowledges with thanks Calgary Legal Guidance for an ongoing partnership which provides these programs free of charge through the assistance of volunteer lawyers in our community.