Publications and Resources

Publications & Resources

The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta provides free public legal information resources in multiple formats which include booklets, factsheets, tipsheets, and infographics.

The following is a comprehensive list of publications available from the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. All publications can be downloaded and printed for free.

Select publications may be available in print form, subject to availability. Charges may apply to print orders.

Abuse and Family Violence
 

  • Elder Abuse 
    (FAQs, tipsheets, booklets, information on matters of mental capacity)
Consumer Law

Legal information for Albertans on Consumer Law:

Courts and Court Services
Resources to help you learn about:

Housing Law
Landlord and Tenant Law
Everything you need to know about renting law in Alberta.
Condominium Law
Plain language legal information for Alberta consumers who are thinking about buying a condo, currently living in one, or considering selling or renting their condo.

Home Ownership

Legal Information for Service Providers
This series was developed for front-line service providers in Alberta who work with vulnerable individuals.
The booklets cover the following legal topics: renting, family law, criminal law, and the Canadian legal system.
Non-Profit & Charity Law
Resources designed to help registered charities learn about their responsibilities in the areas of books and records, fundraising, and receipting.
Planning for the Future
Publications on Wills and Estate Law in Alberta:

  • Wills
  • Personal Directives
  • Power of Attorney
  • Medical Assistance in Dying
  • Capacity

Solving Legal Problems
How to Solve Legal Problems in Alberta:

  • how to identify good legal information online;
  • the difference between legal information and legal advice, and;
  • steps to solving legal problems.
Youth and the Law

CPLEA has developed resources for young people who want general information about their rights or who’ve been accused of committing a crime. Find out about Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act, places to get legal help, and services for young people in Alberta.