Publications & Resources

Publications & Resources

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.

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New Publications

Consumer Awareness Series

Payday Loans… What You Should Know
Debt Problems… What You Should Know

Courts and Court Services

Court Fees & Waivers in Alberta

Families and the Law

Separation Agreement Checklist

Families and the Law: Domestic Violence Series

Child Custody and Parenting Orders
Domestic Violence: How the Police Can Help
Emergency Protection Orders
Exclusive Possession Orders
Financial Support Options
Gathering Evidence of Abuse
If You’re Thinking of Leaving
Leaving an Abusive Relationship… If you are not a Canadian citizen
No Contact Orders – Flowchart
Peace Bonds
Planning for an Emergency
Preparing for Court
Queen’s Bench Protection Orders
Renting and Domestic Violence: Ending Your Lease Early
Restraining Orders
Serving Documents on an Abusive Party
Working with a Family Law Lawyer
Writing an Affidavit

Landlord & Tenant Law

Abandoned Goods
After the Fire for Landlords & Tenants in Alberta
Death of Tenant
Renting Basics: Easy read guide to renting in Alberta 
Your Rights when Renting: Human Rights in Alberta (Collection of online resources)

Condo Law for Albertans (For condo board members)

Checklist for first time board members
Condo Board Conduct
What you need to know about condominium bylaws
What a Condo Board can do if bylaws are not followed
What to consider if you are self-managing a condominium
Tips for hiring and working with a condo manager
The Big 3: Condominium contributions, special assessments and reserve funds
Condo Documents 101: What a condominium corporation needs to know
Reserve Fund Guide
Handling disputes with owners and tenants tip sheet
Election to a condominium board
Meetings
Condominium Boards and Requests for Information
Rental Units for Condo Boards

Planning Ahead Series

General Powers of Attorney
Medical Assistance in Dying
Planning for Incapacity

 

ALL PUBLICATIONS

Consumer Law

Collection Agencies

Consumer Awareness Series
Payday Loans… What You Should Know
Debt Problems… What You Should Know

Courts and Court Services

Court Fees & Waivers in Alberta
10 Things to Know about Going to Civil Court in Alberta

Elder Abuse and Family Violence

Families and the Law: Domestic Violence Series

Alberta’s Protection Against Family Violence Act
Child Custody and Parenting Orders
Domestic Violence: How the Police Can Help
Emergency Protection Orders
Exclusive Possession Orders
Financial Support Options
Gathering Evidence of Abuse
If You’re Thinking of Leaving
Leaving an Abusive Relationship… If you are not a Canadian citizen
No Contact Orders – Flowchart
Peace Bonds
Planning for an Emergency
Preparing for Court
Queen’s Bench Protection Orders
Renting and Domestic Violence: Ending Your Lease Early
Restraining Orders
Serving Documents on an Abusive Party
Working with a Family Law Lawyer
Writing an Affidavit

Employment & Work

Your Rights at Work (collection of online resources)
Employment Insurance (EI) and Job Loss
Things to Know When You’ve Lost Your Job
If Your Employment Ends

Family Law

Alberta Laws Concerning Elder Abuse
Court Fees & Waivers in Alberta
Dating and New Relationships for Older Adults
Grandparents’ Rights in Alberta
Living Together – Adult Interdependent Relationships (AIRS)
Moving With Your Children
Separation Agreement Checklist
Travelling With Children

Families & the Law Series

Child Custody and Parenting
Financial Support
Property Division
Representing Yourself in Family Court
Young Parents

Families and the Law: Domestic Violence Series

Alberta’s Protection Against Family Violence Act
Child Custody and Parenting Orders
Domestic Violence: How the Police Can Help
Emergency Protection Orders
Exclusive Possession Orders
Financial Support Options
Gathering Evidence of Abuse
If You’re Thinking of Leaving
Leaving an Abusive Relationship… If you are not a Canadian citizen
No Contact Orders – Flowchart
Peace Bonds
Planning for an Emergency
Preparing for Court
Queen’s Bench Protection Orders
Renting and Domestic Violence: Ending Your Lease Early
Restraining Orders
Serving Documents on an Abusive Party
Working with a Family Law Lawyer
Writing an Affidavit

Housing and Rental

Condo Law for Albertans
For potential condo buyers and owners

A Guide to Commonly Used Condo Terms
Before You Buy: Understanding Condo Finances
Buying a New Condo: Document Checklist
Buying a Resale Condo: Document Checklist
Renting Out Your Condo: Six Things You Need to Know

For condo board members


Renting in Alberta

8 Rules for Smart Landlords in Alberta
8 Rules for Smart Renters in Alberta
Abandoned Goods
After the Fire for Landlords & Tenants in Alberta
After the Flood for Landlords & Tenants in Alberta
Death of Tenant
Eviction Notices under Alberta’s Residential Tenancies Act
Foreclosure for Landlords and Tenants
If You Have A Problem While Renting
If Your Employment Ends: Laws for Tenants in Alberta
Living With Your Landlord Agreement (Sample Form)
Pet Agreement for Rental Properties (Sample Form)
Pet Resume for Rental Properties (Sample)
Rent Increases
Renting 101: A Guide to Renting in Alberta
Renting Basics: Easy read guide to renting in Alberta 
Renting a Condominium
Renting and Domestic Violence: Ending Your Lease Early
Renting Out a Room in Your Home
What you Need to Know About … Renting With A Pet (Booklet)
Renting With A Pet (Tip Sheet)
Roommate Agreement (Illustrated) (Sample Form)
Roommate Agreement (Sample Form)
Safety and Security for Landlords
Safety and Security for Tenants
Shared Accommodation
What You Need to Know if …. the Place You Are Renting Is Sold
Your rights when renting: Human rights in Alberta (Collection of online resources)

Home Ownership

Foreclosure in Alberta
Life Leases
Reverse Mortgages

Human Rights

Your rights when renting: Human rights in Alberta (Collection of online resources)
Your Rights at Work (collection of online resources)

Legal Information for Service Providers – Accessing Justice Project

Introduction to the Canadian Legal System
Helping Clients with Legal Issues
Renting in Alberta
Family Law in Alberta
Criminal Law in Alberta
Court Fees & Waivers in Alberta

Non-Profit and Charity Law

CASL for Charities and Not-for-Profits: Top Ten Tips
Registered Charities and Ineligible Individuals
Road to Accountability: Handbook for Registered Charities and Non-Profits
Road to Accountability: Self Diagnostics Pack for Registered Charities and Non-Profits

Planning for the Future: Wills, Personal Directives & Powers of Attorney

Adult Guardianship and Trustee Act
Court Fees & Waivers in Alberta
Elder Abuse: If Plans Haven’t Been Made
Planning Ahead To Prevent Elder Abuse
Planning for Incapacity
Mental Capacity
Medical Assistance in Dying
Planning Your Own Funeral
Reverse Mortgages

Personal Directives

Making a Personal Directive in Alberta
Being an Agent in Alberta
Personal Directive Checklist

Power of Attorney

Being an Attorney under an Enduring Power of Attorney
General Powers of Attorney
Making a Power of Attorney

 

Making a Will

Making a Will in Alberta
Being a Personal Representative in Alberta
Wills Checklist

Solving Legal Problems

Is It Reliable: Seven Clues to Good Legal Information
Legal Information vs. Legal Advice: What is the difference?
Seven Steps to Solving a Legal Problem

Youth

How old do I have to be in Alberta? Poster
Law Central Schools: Teaching Resource CD
Mobile Phones: Infographic (foldable version)
Payday Loans: Infographic (foldable version)
Families and the Law Series: Young Parents
Youth Criminal Justice ActPoster