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Rock Your Socks

As has become an annual occurrence at Smith Neufeld Jodoin LLP, lawyers and staff search for the most ridiculous socks and enthusiastically participate in Rock Your Socks, an initiative in recognition of World Down Syndrome Day. All funds raised this year were donated to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba, a charity which was selected by one of our paralegals in memory of her son… Read More »

Get to Know…Samuel Teichroew

BACKGROUND Samuel grew up on an acreage near Carberry, Manitoba. Before returning to school, Samuel worked in the construction industry as a sheet metal worker. EDUCATION Samuel studied accounting at the University of Manitoba and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in 2014. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an honour society for the top 10% of business students. While in business… Read More »

Rules relating to the Transfer or Subdivision of Properties Containing Ejector Systems

In October 2009, regulations were passed that were aimed at phasing out existing disposal systems to alleviate the problems with leaking systems, and run off into Manitoba‚Äôs water ways. The Provincial Government later amended the regulations of The Environment Act, known as the Onsite Wastewater Management Regulations (60/2010), concerning sewage disposal in the Province. The regulations indicated that if there was an ejector system on… Read More »

Accounting Records for Your Business

It is fairly common knowledge that businesses are required to keep their accounting records for seven years. However, many people are not aware that they should be keeping certain records, like their general ledgers, forever in some cases. Take for instance, the family farm which has been operated for thirty years and is being passed down to the next generation. As part of the succession… Read More »

Get to Know…Marcel Jodoin

BACKGROUND Marcel is one of the senior partners at Smith Neufeld Jodoin LLP, joining the firm as an associate lawyer in 1983. Marcel became a partner at the firm in 1987 and is the senior civil litigation counsel at Smith Neufeld Jodoin LLP. EDUCATION Marcel graduated from the University of Manitoba with a degree in economics and then graduated from Law School in 1982. AREAS… Read More »

Rights to Viewing a Will

A testator (the person who creates the Will) has the right to show their Will to anyone they wish while they are alive but they have no obligation to do so. They may, however, want to provide a copy of the Will to the executor(s) of the Will or provide information to the executor(s) as to where the original Will is located. This aids the… Read More »