Recent Articles

Married or Not – The Legalities of Living Together

By Sharon Kravetsky on July 11, 2017

Advice and Realities from a Family Lawyer The Pew Research Center reports that millennials are significantly less likely to be married than previous generations in their 20s.  In Manitoba, couples living together in a common law relationship can have rights…

Unregistered Mortgage Amending Agreements – FAQ

By Dan Ransom on May 25, 2017

As a result of recent developments at Land Titles relating to unregistered mortgage amending agreements, which were the subject of our recent article here, many Manitoba lenders have been reviewing their internal mortgage renewal and amendment processes. Some of these…

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

By Solange Buissé on April 25, 2017

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: What to know about the inheritance process

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on March 10, 2017

According to a report by CIBC last year, Canadians between the ages of 50-75 are set to inherit $750 billion over the next decade. As a beneficiary, the law is there to protect your rights during a tough time.