3 Weeks Left to Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing for the 2019 Isaac Pitblado Lectures

The 2019 Isaac Pitblado Lectures
Capacity to Decide: Planning for Death and Dying

November 8, 2019 │ 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fort Garry Place Conference Centre, Grand Ballroom

3 Weeks Left to Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing 

6 CPD hours, including 1.5 EPPM hours

Jointly presented by the Manitoba Bar Association, The University of Manitoba Faculty of Law & The Law Society of Manitoba

This year’s Pitblado Lectures will provide thought provoking presentations as well as concrete guidance for practitioners on topics including:

  • Testamentary Capacity
  • Predatory Marriages
  • Medical Perspective on Capacity
  • Video Recording Will Instructions
  • Capacity Assessments
  • Assisted Dying – constitutional, philosophical and ethical issues
  • How Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) works in Manitoba 

Featured out of province speakers include Professor Albert H. Oosterhoff
(Oosterhoff on Wills, 8th ed. and Oosterhoff on Trusts: Text, Commentary and Materials, 9th ed.) and Kimberly A. Whaley, of the Toronto litigation firm Whaley Estate Litigation Partners.

Stay tuned for updated information and speaker announcements on the
Pitblado website: www.pitbladolectures.com

Contents Update: Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal

Vol. 38 No. 3 of the Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal has arrived in the library.

Contents

From the Law Reports

Henson Trusts: A Sham in Sheep’s Clothing? A Comment on S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Corp. – by Joel Nitikman

Seguin v. Pearson: Due Clarity on Undue Influence – by Lionel J. Tupman and Amanda Bettencourt

Articles

Beyond Great Expectations: Spes Successionis in 21st Century Canadian Law – by Calvin Hancock

Planning Considerations for Digital Assets – by Ian M. Hull, Suzana Popovic-Montag, and Nick Esterbauer

The Effectiveness of Exulpatory Clauses – by Carla Figliomeni

The Effect of Marriage Breakdown on Pension Rights in Ontario – by Melanie Yach and Andrea McEwan

If you are a member of the Law Society of Manitoba and would like to receive a copy of any of these articles, please contact us at library@lawsociety.mb.ca.

Will Week 2019

Will Week is April 22-27

Having a valid, up-to-date Will, Health Care Directive and Power of Attorney ensures that your wishes will be met after your death. It also provides a great opportunity to make a charitable gift to a cause that’s important to you.

During the week of April 22-27 legal professionals volunteer their time to host free public presentations on the importance of wills and estate planning. These sessions are for information purposes only.

View the schedule of events here. Registration is required. New this year is online registration, or call (204) 948-3394. Sessions are first come, first serve and seating is limited.

Visit the Winnipeg Foundation for more information on Will Week 2019!

Here in the library we’ve put together a display showcasing our most relevant materials on Wills

Titles on Display:

If you’re looking to take out any of these books, please see a staff member.

Contents Update – Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal

Volume 38, No. 2 of the Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal has arrived in the library.

Contents

From the Legislatures

  • The Regulation of Ontario Retirement Homes: A Primer for Elder Law Advocates in Ontario by John Risk and Heather Hogan
  • The Increasing Exposure of Retirement Savings to Derivative Instruments by Scott McEvoy

Articles

  • Rights of Surviving Spouses on Death in Canada by Marni M.K. Whitaker
  • Conjugal Succession Rights in British Columbia and the Yukon by Amy Francis
  • Comparing Common Law and Marriage Succession Rights in Alberta by Nancy L. Golding
  • Spousal Succession Rights Upon Death in Saskatchewan by Kimberly D. Visram
  • Entitlements of a Surviving Spouse in Manitoba by Gwen Muirhead
  • Rights of Married and Common Law Spouses in Ontario on Death by E. Llana Nakonechny and Zahra Taseer

If you are a member of the Law Society of Manitoba and would like to receive a copy of any of these articles, please contact us at library@lawsociety.mb.ca.

Contents Update – Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal

Volume 38 No.1 of the Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal has arrived in the library

Contents

From the Legislature

  • SDA Section 3 Survival Kit: an Invisible Plane, a Golden Lasso, and a Bat Phone by Wendy Griesdorf

Article

  • Resolving Grave Disputes by Jason Ward

If you are a member of the Law Society of Manitoba and would like to receive a copy of any of these articles, please contact us at library@lawsociety.mb.ca