Law in the Library

Law in the Library is a free program offered by the Winnipeg Public Library in conjunction with the Community Legal Education Association. This program offers free sessions on various areas of law, presented by professionals.

Registration through the Winnipeg Public Library is required.

The upcoming sessions are:

Small Business and the Law

Thursday, September 13: 6:30- 8 pm.  Register

ABCs of First-Time Home Buying

Tuesday, October 2: 6:30-8 pm.  Register

Wills

Monday, October 15: 6:30 – 8pm.  Register

Criminal Law: What are Your Rights?

Tuesday, October 30: 12 – 1 pm.  Register

Healthcare Directives and Powers of Attorney

Thursday, November 1: 6:30-8 pm. Register

How to Start a Business

Monday, November 5: 5:30-7:30 pm. Register

 

Contents Update – Estates, Trusts, & Pensions Journal

Volume 37, No. 4 of the Estates, Trusts, & Pensions Journal has just arrived.

Contents 

From the Law Reports

  • Be Careful What You Promise: Proprietary Estoppel in Cowper-Smith v. Morgan by Rachael Kwan and Jason M. Chin
  • Till Death Do Us Part, or Does It? When Spousal Support Obligations Extend Beyond the Grave by Kimberly D. Visram

Articles

  • Halachic Estate Planning –  Tax and Litigation Risks by Charles B. Wagner, David Wagner and David Posner
  • When in Doubt, Refer Them Out: When is Independent Legal Advice Desirable in Estate and Tax-Planning Transactions? by Karon C. Bales
  • The Impact of Illegal Behaviour on Resulting Trusts: Reforming the Reliance Principle in Canada by Calvin Hancock

Practice Note

  • Charitable Remainder Trusts – An Update by M. Elena Hoffstein

Book Review

If you would like to receive a copy of any of these articles, please contact us at library@lawsociety.mb.ca

Manitoba eLaw – New Edition – Property and Succession

Update 91 – July 2018 has just been published. Contents include:

Case Law Updates:

  • Mental Incompetence Not a Prerequisite to an Accounting: MBCA
  • Mortgagor’s Equitable Right to Redeem Protected From Mischief
  • Sisters Prevail in Family Farm Dispute: MBCA
  • Right to Veto Homestead Disposition Dies With Non-Owning Spouse: MBQB
  • Section 25.2 Applies to Both Specific and Residuary Gifts: MBQB

Practice Notices:

  • Property Registry Updates

Commentary:

  • Manitoba Law Reform Commission Reports
  • Recommended Reading

Professional Development:

  • Summer CPD Replays: LSM

 

New Book Display: Wills

On June 18th the Winnipeg Public Library in conjunction with Community Legal Education Association is hosting a free session on Wills at the Windsor Park branch.

Lawyer Marvin Giesbrecht, of St. Mary’s Law LLP  will be speaking about what a will is, what it does, and what to include in your will.

Registration is required. For more information click HERE.

In keeping with this theme, we have created a display of relevant titles available here in the library.

Titles are:

If you’re looking to take out any of these books, please see a staff member. (48 hour loan period).

New Book Display: Estates

On Thursday June 7th the Winnipeg Public Library in conjunction with Community Legal Education Association is hosting a free session on Estates as part of their Law in the Library series.

During the session they will discuss topics such as duties of an executor, what needs to be probated, and issues regarding wills.

Registration is required. For more information click HERE.

In keeping with this theme, we have created a display of relevant titles available here in the library.

Titles are:

If you’re looking to take out any of these books, please see a staff member. (48 hour loan period).