Contents Update: Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal

The latest edition of Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal has arrived and is now available for loan.

Volume 40 Number 3

From the Legislature

Is an RESP a Trust?…And So What If It Is?
Kira Domratchev

Articles

Inter Viros versus Testamentary Undue Influence: Origins, Differences, and Recent Developments
Kimberly A. Whaley and John E.S. Poyser

Estate Trustee Compensation: Considerations When Advising Clients in the Estate Planning Interview.
Sara Beheshti

Scottish Trusts in the Common Law
Lionel Smith

If you would like a copy of any of these articles, please email library@lawsociety.mb.ca and we would be happy to provide a pdf version (subject to copyright regulations).

Contents Update: Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal

The latest edition of Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal has arrived and is now available for loan.

The current issue, Volume 40 Number 2, February 2021 includes:

FROM THE LAW REPORTS

A Tale of Two Patrimonies: Limits on the Flexibility of Trust Law by Lionel Smith
More about Illusory Trusts: Is “Tantamount” to Ownership the Same as “Ownership”? The Privy Council Takes a Step Too Far by Joel Nikitman

ARTICLES

Will Challenges and the Limitations act, 2002: A Resconsideration by Matthew Furrow and Daniel Zacks
Security for Cost Motions in Estate Litigation by Jonathan Keslassy and Nicole Abergil
Guardianship as a Last Resort by Brendan Pooran, Stephanie Dickson and Saquiba Rahman

If you would like a copy of any of these articles, please email library@lawsociety.mb.ca and we would be happy to provide a pdf version (subject to copyright regulations).

Finding On-Point Articles Using HeinOnline

Guest post by Melanie R. Bueckert, Legal Research Counsel – Manitoba Court of Appeal

I am very thankful for all of the excellent resources that the Great Library provides through our Law Society Member Portal.  My gratitude has increased greatly during the pandemic, while I have been unable to access the law school’s library.  While I often use HeinOnline to locate articles that I have already determined are relevant to my research, I hesitate to run searches of their databases, as the volume of results can be overwhelming.  However, in at least two cases in the past few months, my research has been improved substantially by their “More Like This” feature.  In case you haven’t used it yet, I will walk you through the very simple process.

Once you have located a relevant article in HeinOnline, look at the top of the document for the “More Like This” button.  Click it.  It will bring you to a list of results related to your article.  If you find that they are not particularly helpful, you can tweak the “Interesting Words” weighting on the left-hand side of the screen or remove some of those words.  You can also enter a new filtering term in the “Enter new term” box underneath the “Interesting Words”.  You can also limit your results by date range.

According to HeinOnline:

More Like This uses a program which finds ‘interesting words’ in an article, as determined by an algorithm that analyzes the article’s text. …

More Like This compares all articles in HeinOnline and ranks them in order based on which articles’ interesting words are most similar to the first article. Results include the top 50 most relevant articles available in HeinOnline.

See More Like This in HeinOnline for more information on this very useful feature.

Contents Update: Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal

The latest edition of Estates,Trusts & Pensions Journal has arrived and is now available for loan.

The current issue, Volume 40 Number 1, December 2020 includes:

FROM THE LAW REPORTS

  • The “Wrong” of Survivorship: A (Very Late) Comment on Pecore v. Pecore by Joel Nikitman
  • The (Ir)revocable Right of Survivorship by Peter Roy Cotton and Calvin Hancock
  • Unhappy Families — Kent Case Commentary by Clay Fernandes and Diane Harbin

ARTICLES

  • Up the Creek Without a Paddle: The Law Relating to Unincorporated Associations by Natasha Smith and Katrina Kairys
  • Considering Indigenous Trust Investments through the Lens of Two-Eyed Seeing by Frankie Young
  • Saskatchewan’s Approach to Costs in Estate Litigation by Beaty F. Beaubier and Christine Libner

If you would like a copy of any of these articles, please email library@lawsociety.mb.ca and we would be happy to provide a pdf version (subject to copyright regulations).