This category contains the presentations made at the 2014 Annual Joint Family Law Program - To Line 150 & Beyond: Exploring the Frontiers of Income Imputation, held on March 4, 2016.

 

Presentations from Andrew Freedman (CPA, CA, IFA, CBV, ASA, Duff & Phelps), Alfred Mamo (McKenzie Lake Lawyers, LLP), Scott Abel (Paterson Patterson Wyman & Abel), Kelli Potter (Paterson Patterson Wyman & Abel), The Honourable Mr. Justice William Johnston Q.C. (MB Court of Queen’s Bench,Family Division), Robynne Kazina (Taylor McCaffrey LLP),  Robynne Kazina (Taylor McCaffrey LLP) and Lisa Fainstein, Professor ( Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba) will review the current case law and provide practical advice for dealing with key issues associated with income imputation and determination.

Each presentation is individually priced and includes the written materials for that presentation in pdf format.

  • Is the Playing Field Level? Family Demographics and the Back Story to Spousal Support

    Presenter:  Rachael Pettigrew, University of Manitoba Faculty of Ecology

    • Where are we now?
    • The financial impact of divorce on women and men
    • The economic impact of shared parenting
    • What evidence will you place before the Court?
    Run Time:  25 minutes
    MCPD Hours:  none
    EPPM Hours:   none
    Price:   Free Resource
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  • Creating a New Lexicon for Spousal Support

    Presenter: Marie Gordon, Q.C., Gordon Zwaenepoel

    • The psychological baggage the players bring to the table
    • The "interests" tha lie beneath the parties' "positions" on spousal support - identifying concerns, expectations, needs and fears that hamper resolution
    Run Time:  60 minutes
    MCPD Hours: 1
    EPPM Hours:  none
    Price:  $70 + GST ($73.50)
    Includes written materials in pdf format
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  • The ABCs of Spousal Support: Agreements, Bowing Out & Commitments

    Presenters:  Associate Dean Lisa Fainstein, University of Manitoba

    Lawrence Pinsky, Taylor McCaffrey LLP, Jennifer Cooper, Q.C., Deeley Fabbri Sellen

    • Issues related to Illness, Disability & Retirement
    • Doubling Up, Doubling Down: The Effect of Remarriage & Repartnering on Spousal Support
    • Setting Aside Agreements: the world since Miglin
      • When will a court set aside a support agreement
      • What arguments can you advance to protect (or attack) an agreement?
      • Is a severance clause a help or hindrance?

    Run Time: 1 hour

    MCPD Hours: 1

    EPPM Hours: none

    Price:  $70 + GST ($73.50)

    Includes written materials in pdf format

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  • Variation & Review after LMP and Leskun

    Presenter:  Prof. Rollie Thompson, Schulich School of Law

    • Variation after LMP v. LS
    • What's a "material change"?
    • What's left of review after Leskun?
    • Review v. variation, two ways to change spousal support
    Run Time:   30 minutes
    MCPD Hours: 0.5
    EPPM Hours:  none
    Price:  $35 + GST ($36.75)
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  • SSAG:  Across Canada and Right Here in Manitoba

    Presenter:  Prof. Rollie Thompson, Schulich School of Law

    • The basics still matter
    • Arguing for a specific amount within the range
    • Dealing with duration and time limits
    • Yes, there are exceptions!
    • How to deal with self-sufficiency issues
    • Post-separation income changes

    Run Time:  90 minutes

    MCPD Hours:  1.5

    EPPM Hours:  none

    Price:  $105 + GST ($110.25)

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  • Ideas of Spousal Support Entitlement

    Presenter:  Prof. Rollie Thompson, Schulich School of Law

    • What's compensatory?  What's non-compensatory?
    • Moge: markers of economic loss, disadvantage, advantage
    • Bracklow: markers of interdependence, need
    • Good and bad SSAG ideas about entitlement
    • Some hard cases of entitlement
    Run Time:   60 minutes
    MCPD Hours: 1
    EPPM Hours:  none
    Price:  $70 + GST ($73.50)
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