Public Legal Education Series at Dawe (Dawe Branch)

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

This exciting new program series designed to provide an access to quality and accessible legal information to the Red Deer community is co-sponsored by Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic and Red Deer Public Library.


February 23
Grandparents Rights

This seminar is for grandparents who are wondering about their rights when it comes to visitation and access if it has been denied for some reason as well as covering guardianship should you find yourself stepping into the role of parenting your grandchildren.

March 2
Wills/Power Of Attorney/Personal Directives 

This seminar will answer the basic questions people have about Wills, Personal Directives and Powers of Attorney. Understand what each document does and how to incorporate them into your estate planning to manage your affairs in the future.

March 23
Considering Separation? 

Are you thinking about separating? This seminar will help you to understand your legal rights and obligations as well as such things as division of matrimonial property, child and spousal support, custody and access, mediation and court procedures.

April 6
Common Law Relationships

This seminar will explain what rights and obligations Common Law spouses have and the legal processes to solve issues when those relationships break down.

April 20
Representing Yourself in Court

This seminar will provide you with some very basic information about court procedures and how evidence is presented to a Judge on the most common types of applications such as Parenting and Child Support.

May 4
Your Rights as Tenant

The seminar covers the basic rights and responsibilities of being a tenant. Information on the different types on tenancy, security deposits, rental increases, and ending a tenancy

May 25
Criminal Law

This seminar will cover a basic overview of the Criminal Justice System and how criminal records can affect employment and education.