New Canadian Immigration Streams for Ukrainians

As of February 24, 2022, Russia has launched a military attack against Ukraine and its people.  The Canadian government has implemented new measures to help the people of Ukraine affected by this attack. The Canadian government has expressed a commitment to prioritizing applications from people living in Ukraine for Canadian permanent residence, proof of citizenship, temporary residence and citizenship grant for adoption. Additionally, they are attempting to urgently process passports and travel documents for Canadians living in Ukraine, to allow

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Congratulations Sarah!

We are proud to announce that Sarah McFadyen has been Admitted to the Bar and welcome her as an Associate with the firm.  Please see Sarah’s full bio here.

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McCuaig Desrochers LLP Vaccination Policy

McCuaig Desrochers LLP’s priority is the health and safety of our clients and staff. With a safe workplace, we can ensure that our lawyers and staff are able to continue providing the highest level of legal service. In keeping with our commitment to safety, we have implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy at our office premises. Our policy applies to lawyers, staff, and clients alike. We continue to offer meetings by way of virtual / videoconference technology.  Should an in

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Welcome Olivia and Monika

McCuaig Desrochers LLP is pleased to welcome both Olivia Wang and Monika Sharma as articling students. Prior to attending law school, Olivia received her Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction in finance from the University of Alberta School of Business in 2018. She obtained her Juris Doctor with Distinction from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in 2021. Olivia volunteered with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre, Pro Bono Students Canada, and Student Legal Services during law school. Monika received her Juris

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Congratulations Daniela!

We are proud to announce that Daniela Perez Taylor has been Admitted to the Bar and welcome her as an Associate. To view Daniela’s bio please click here.

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Welcome Daniela Perez Taylor

McCuaig Desrochers is pleased to welcome Daniela Perez Taylor to the firm for a temporary articling position for 3 months. Daniela has been a student with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre, and through our relationship with this great organization, we welcome her to the office to gain some added experience and to assist our clients over the spring and summer months.

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We Have Moved

On March 1, 2021 our offices moved to the 18th Floor of TD Tower and our new mailing address is now 1801, 10088-102 Avenue NW   Edmonton, AB   T5J 2Z1

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COVID Times and the New Alberta Family Docket Court

In May 2020, the Court of Queen’s Bench implemented a Family Docket Court (“FDC”) in Edmonton and Calgary. All family matters, with a few of limited exceptions, must now attend FDC before any other Court process can be scheduled. The purpose of FDC is to assess each family’s needs and direct them to the most appropriate services and court processes. Consequently, the Judge sitting in FDC can grant Consent Orders (Orders both parties agree on) but cannot adjudicate contested applications.

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