Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal

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

The current issue, Volume 39 Number 1, includes:

From the Law Reports
Hope and False Promises Invalidating Wills, by John E. S. Poyser and Krista Clendenning

Barford v. Street: Understanding and Applying the Rule to Collapse a Trust, by Charles Wagner and David Elmaleh

Gully v. Gully: A Cautionary Tale, by Aubrie U. Girou

Articles
Missing Participants: Various Approaches But No One Solution, by Andrea Boctor, Bas Dieleman, Kobus Hanekom, and Kevin L. Walsh

After the Will signing: “Alterations” to Valid Wills, by Alison Minard

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

Registration closes on Oct. 30th ~ 2019 Isaac Pitblado Lectures ~ Capacity to Decide: Planning for Death and Dying

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

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

Registration closes on October 30th 

Register Now 

6 CPD hours, including 1.5 EPPM hours

Visit the Pitblado Lectures website for information about the diverse range of presenters who will provide thought provoking presentations as well as concrete guidance for practitioners on topics including:

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

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.