Jointly presented by the Law Society of Manitoba, The Court of Queen’s Bench Family Division Judges and The Manitoba Bar Association, Family Law Section.

This year’s annual Family Law program will tackle the complicated subject of property. Our speakers will help you navigate the provisions of The Family Property Act and The Law of Property Act and deal with the complex issues you face on a daily basis, and will bring clarity to common misunderstandings.

2013 JOINT FAMILY LAW PROGRAM - Part 1 of 6
March 15, 2013

Overview of The Family Property Act
This year’s annual Family Law program will tackle the complicated subject of property. Our Speakers will help you navigate the provisions of The Family Property Act and The Law of Property Act and deal with the complex issues you face on a daily basis, and will bring clarity to common misunderstandings.

Presenter: Sharon Kravetsky, Taylor McCaffrey LLP

Exemptions, Loss of Exemptions and Dissipation

  • Discussion of exemptions, including: gifts, inheritances, assets disposed of by agreement, pre-acquired assets
  • Discussion of loss of exemptions, including: questions of tracing and intermingling
  • Dissipation, including remedies and unequal division

Presenter: Associate Dean Lisa Fainstein, University of Manitoba Faculty of Law

CPD hours: 1
EPPM hours: 0

Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50

2013 JOINT FAMILY LAW PROGRAM - Part 2 of 6
March 15, 2013

The Simple Farm: More Complicated Than You Know

  • Statutory foundation
  • Business vehicles used in agribusiness, including partnerships & corporations
  • Effect of agreements between spouses on farm family accountings

Presenters:
John Neufeld, Q.C., Smith Neufeld Jodoin LLP
Master Errick Harrison, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench

CPD hours: 1
EPPM hours: 0

Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50

2013 JOINT FAMILY LAW PROGRAM - Part 3 of 6
March 15, 2013

Corporations

  • Statutory Provisions
  • Professional corporations
  • Corporate remedies that may be available and how they are sought
  • How do corporate remedies fit in with remedies under The Family Property Act?

Presenters:
Lawrence Pinsky, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Steven Vincent, Pitblado Law

CPD hours: 1
EPPM hours: 0

Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50

2013 JOINT FAMILY LAW PROGRAM - Part 4 of 6
March 15, 2013

Family Trusts under Canadian Law

  • Is an interest in a trust “property”?
  • How is a trust interest valued and equalized?
  • Imputing trust income for support purposes
  • Unraveling the trust
  • Do Estate freezes work?

Presenter: Lorne Wolfson, Torkin Manes Barristers & Solicitors

CPD hours: 1
EPPM hours: 0

Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50

2013 JOINT FAMILY LAW PROGRAM - Part 5 of 6
March 15, 2013

Bankruptcy and Family Property Claims

  • How to predict whether a spouse will go bankrupt
  • Effect of bankruptcy on family property claims
  • Exempt assets
  • The battle for priority against creditors, and again the bankruptcy trustee
  • Express, resulting and constructive trusts
  • Can the bankruptcy trustee litigate or settle the bankrupt's property claim?

Presenter: Robert Klotz, Klotz Associates

CPD hours: 1.5
EPPM hours: 0

Price: $75.00 + GST = $78.75

2013 JOINT FAMILY LAW PROGRAM - Part 6 of 6
March 15, 2013

References Before the Master
Discusses the steps to follow for References before the Master.

Presenter: Master Joy Cooper, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench

CPD hours: 1
EPPM hours: 0

Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50