Renowned author Alan Lakein wrote, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.”
When those plans involve loved ones, there’s not much room for error. And making good sensible plans for the future is easier than you think. We counsel our clients to make decisions that provide certainty. Speak to us about flexible and creative ways to put as much of your hard earned assets in the hands of the ones you love. We will recommend ways to minimize your tax burden so that your beneficiaries don’t inherit unforeseen headaches.
A Power of Attorney is a legal document that gives someone else the right to act on your behalf in case you are incapable of making decisions on your own behalf. These decisions may be about your health care or about your financial affairs. We can help you plan for the future while you are capable by preparing powers of attorney, and you should discuss your decision with the person you want to name as your attorney.
You should also consider making a Living Will which contains your instructions about what you want to happen if you become ill and can’t communicate your wishes about treatment. It is quite common for people to write a living will saying that they don’t want to be kept alive on artificial life support if they have no hope of recovery.
- Estates Act
- Estates Administration Act
- Mental Health Act
- Substitute Decisions Act
- Succession Law Reform Act
- Trustee Act
- Trust Beneficiaries’ Liability Act
We assist clients with a wide range of court procedures:
- Declaration of incapacity
- Appointment as Guardian of Property
- Appointment as Guardian for Personal Care
- Passing Accounts
- Will Challenge
- Appointment of Estate Trustee
- Removal of Estate Trustee
- Estate Administration
- Making a claim against an Estate