Solange specializes in Estate Planning and Estate Administration. She helps clients clarify their wishes, review their options and have their desires reflected in their Will, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directive. Following the death of a loved one, Solange supports individuals with the administration of their loved one’s estates and the transfer of assets to beneficiaries. Solange also practices in the area of residential real estates, assisting clients with the purchase, sale or refinancing of their properties.

Solange has a Bachelor of Law Degree from the Université de Moncton, N.B., and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the Université de Saint-Boniface in Winnipeg. Solange was a lawyer at Taylor McCaffrey from 2010 to 2014, and returned to the firm in 2017. During her absence Solange worked in-house as a Senior Estate Planner and Trust Officer at a large financial institution, providing Estate Planning services to high net worth individuals, facilitating estate administration and wealth succession planning.

Solange offers legal services in both French and English.

 

Associate

  • Admitted to the Bar, 2010, Manitoba

Member

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Association des juristes d'expression française du Manitoba

Education

  • École technique et professionelle – Saint-Boniface (B.A. DIPL, 2004)
  • University of Manitoba (B.B.A., 2006)
  • Université de Moncton (LL.B., 2009)

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Manitoba
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Winnipeg

Community Involvement

  • Member of the executive, Manitoba Bar Association, Wills & Estates Section
  • Course Lecturer, Business Administration and the Law, Université de Saint-Boniface, 2013 – 2017
  • Francofonds, President, 2013 – 2015
  • Association des juristes d'expression française du Manitoba, Board of Directors, 2010 to 2012
  • Presenter to various community organizations and financial institutions on estate administration and wealth succession planning
  • Presenter to various community organizations on Corporate Governance and on Intellectual Property rights

Articles by Solange Buissé

Steps to Take to Make Sure Your Will Still Works for You

Lawyers are often asked by clients how often should they review their Will. Most lawyers would provide a very short and simple answer such as every 3 to 5 years, or when there is a significant change in your life….


Know your rights as a beneficiary

Executors of an estate have certain obligations to beneficiaries of an estate. When an executor does not fulfill his or her obligations, beneficiaries have certain rights to force an executor to comply.