Are your clients going through a separation or divorce?

The CBA’s National Family Law Section developed the Tax Matters Toolkit with Justice Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and Finance Canada. The toolkit is available online and helps family law lawyers and their clients understand how tax rules can affect their finances on separation or divorce.

Two resources are available:

1. Information to provide to clients (.pdf)
2. Tax Matters Toolkit for Lawyers (.pdf)

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Most people face certain situations in life – getting into or out of a relationship; buying, selling or renting a house; entering contracts; the death of a loved one. Over 3 years, 45% of Canadians will experience a problem that requires a legal solution. To help Canadians prevent and better manage legal issues that could otherwise be expensive, time consuming and stressful, we launched 6 Legal Health Checks on subjects such as legal wellness, everyday law/prevention, buying a house, breaking up and starting your first job.

Lawyers can order cards for distribution by emailing equaljustice@cba.org.

CBA Legal Conference 2014: Converging Futures

Registering for the CLC gets you quality, accredited education and purposeful networking with peers from across Canada.

We’ll also release the much anticipated CBA Legal Futures report on the future of legal practice.

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