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March 9, 2018 - 2018 Annual Joint Family Law Program

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Fort Garry Place, 20 Fort Street, Winnipeg

2018 Annual Joint Family Law Program
The Tough Stuff: Family Trusts, Pensions, Professional & Family Corporations,
The Hague Service Convention & High Conflict Cases

March 9, 2018 │ 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


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 program will feature presentations on an array of topics that you have requested, including:

  • How do you deal with Family Trusts?
  • Are you missing some of the value in that pension?
  • After the valuation, what to do with the Professional or Family Corporation
  • The tricky rules of the Hague Service Convention and your client’s divorce
  • Advice about High Conflict Parenting Interventions:
    • Understanding the People Involved and What Motivates Them
    • The Effects on Children
    • Strategies for Dealing with Them Effectively
    • What the Courts Have Said: A Case Law Review

Featured Out-of-Town Presenters:
Dr. Barbara Jo Fidler, Ph.D., C. Psych., Acc.FM., Registered Psychologist, Toronto, Ontario
Lorne Wolfson, Torkin Manes LLP, Toronto, Ontario

Presenters from the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench:
Justice Joan MacPhail (Family Division)
Justice John Menzies (General Division)

Other Presenters Include:
Lawrence Pinsky, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Douglas Finkbeiner, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Glen Gerrie, MLT Aikins LLP
Greg Gillis, B. Comm. H., CFA, FCIA, FSA, Lawton Partners
Patricia Lane, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Tracy Morrow, Justice Manitoba - Legal Services Branch, Family Law
Connie Petersen, Petersen King Law Corporation

Early Bird Pricing until Friday, February 9, 2018

Early Bird Registration Fee (before Feb 9):
Lawyer or Judge - $335.00 (plus GST)
MBA Member - $275.00 (plus GST)
Student - $167.50 (plus GST)

Regular Registration Fee (after Feb 9):
Lawyer or Judge - $370.00 (plus GST)
MBA Member - $300.00 (plus GST)
Student - $185.00 (plus GST)

Registration closes Wednesday, February 28th.

Note: Registration fee includes lunch and downloadable materials.
Materials will be made available exclusively online for download on Monday March 5, 2018.

Eligibility For CPD Hours: This program may be reported for up to 6 hours of eligible CPD activity.

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