Anthonie Vézina-Crawford

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Associate

Anthonie Vézina-Crawford is a member of the Litigation and the Family, Personal and Estate Law groups. She regularly represents clients before the Court of Québec, the Superior Court, and the Court of Appeal.

Ms. Vézina-Crawford joined the Quebec City office after completing her articles there in 2014.

As part of her litigation practice, Ms. Vézina-Crawford handles all aspects of the dispute, from general strategy to arguments before the courts, including the negotiation and preparation of proceedings.

As part of her family and estate practice, she drafts agreements and litigates and settles divorces and separations, child custody and access rights, spousal support, division of assets and filiation (contesting and claiming paternity). 

After completing her bachelor of laws, Ms. Vézina-Crawford also completed a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, a program offered by the faculty of medicine of Université Laval. For that program, she did a summer internship in ergonomy and occupational health and safety at CAA Québec.

Ms. Vézina-Crawford was a finalist in the 2013 Face à Face debates of the law faculty of Université Laval.

Representative mandates

  • Helped represent an individual in a tax dispute before the Appeal Court of Québec
  • Helped draft an appeal brief in a commercial dispute before the Federal Court of Appeal
  • Helped draft an appeal brief as part of divorce proceedings before the Appeal Court of Québec

Publications

  • A. Vézina-Crawford and V. Savoie, “Le jugement”, LegisPratique, Procédures en matières familiales, Montréal, LexisNexis Canada, 2016
  • A. Vézina-Crawford, “La fiducie en droit familial”, Nouvelles Économiques, May 2016
  • A. Vézina-Crawford, “Commentaire sur la décision D.(A.) c. M.(G.), sub nom. Droit de la famille – 16244 – Mariage religieux contre mariage civil : y a-t-il vraiment une distinction à faire ?”, Repères, April 2016, Droit civil en ligne (DCL), EYB2016REP1912
  • A. Vézina-Crawford, “Commentaire sur la décision Eaves (Succession de) c. Gestion Cianni inc. – La déclaration de transmission d’un immeuble de la succession : l’importance de la publier en temps opportun !, Repères, September 2016, Droit Civil en ligne (DCL), EYB2016REP20
  • A. Vézina-Crawford, “Commentaire sur la décision Péladeau c. Centre de réadaptation Nouveau Départ inc. (Clinique Nouveau Départ) – La tutelle au majeur et la stabilité des contrats !, Repères, February 2017, Droit civil en ligne (DCL), EYB2017REP2133

Conferences 

  • Les méthodes alternatives de cotisation”, Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF), Quebec City, January 21, 2016
  • Les droits et obligations des conjoints de fait”, YWCA, Quebec City, April 17, 2015
  • "L’administration fiduciaire n’est pas une mince affaire" (co-author), symposium on trusts of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF), Montreal, February 6, 2014
  • Jurisprudence récente : les successions sous la loupe d’une équipe multidisciplinaire” (co-author), symposium on estate planning of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF), Montréal, May 22, 2013

Education

  • LL.L., Université Laval, 2013
  • B.Sc. (kinesiology), Université Laval, 2013
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec since 2014

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Business Development committee of the Jeune chambre de commerce de Québec
  • Member of the board of directors of the Centre de thérapie CASA
  • Member of the Association des familialistes de Québec (Barreau du Québec)
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