May 12 2023


9:00 am - 4:00 pm

2023 Joint Wills and Estates Program: Estate Administration Fundamentals

Jointly presented by The Law Society of Manitoba and
The Manitoba Bar Association, Wills, Estates and Trusts Section

This intensive one-day program covers estate administration from A-Z, starting with the questions you need to ask prior to taking on a file, to the distribution of the estate, and the key steps in between. Designed for lawyers new to this area of practice, topics will include:

  • Opening a file
  • Administration before and after grant of probate or administration
  • Probate registry do’s and don’ts
  • Uncontested surrogate practice matters
  • Minors and beneficiaries under a disability
  • Advising personal representatives
  • Duties of lawyers acting for personal representatives
  • How to get paid and avoid fee disputes
  • Limiting risk and avoiding claims
Presenters include:
Justice Herb Rempel, Court of King’s Bench
Solange Buissé, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Tana Christianson, The Law Society of Manitoba
Krista Clendenning, Tradition Law LLP
John Delaney, Tradition Law LLP
Amy Jackson, Registrar, Court of King’s Bench
Diana King, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Ken Mandzuik, Tradition Law LLP
Ian Scarth, MLT Aikins LLP
Gerrit Theule, Wolseley Law LLP
Andrew Torbiak, Tradition Law LLP
David Wiebe, Taylor McCaffrey LLP

Registration includes 30 day access to the video recording of the program.

The event is finished.