Burnaby Estate Lawyer - "The only things that are certain are death and taxes" is an old saying we've all heard. We will always be reminded of issues in the daily news, by institutions and businesses advertising their wealth-management services.
Our wills and estates lawyers advise our business partners on all aspects of personal and estate planning. Our services include preparation of wills, codicils, power of attorney, living wills and guardianship concerns. We work together with various trust arrangements to accommodate clients' specific requirements.
Our lawyers working on wills and estates matters with depend heavily on the experts in our company on family law issues. Some of the services we offer include cohabitation agreements and marriage contract preparation. We act as counsel in matters of separation and divorce, custody, support and property division. We understand that issues connected to estate law and family law are among the most inclined to litigation. Families and individuals are susceptible and need individualized assistance with sensitivity to all the issues involved.
We likewise act for clients in dependent relief and family law proceedings, will interpretation and contestation, variation of trust proceedings, passing of accounts, acting as litigation guardian for minors, and litigation trustees Due to the nature of these areas, our goal is to assist clients reach their objectives through mediation as well as several alternative kinds of dispute resolution instead of through litigation.
We are able to assist families with our knowledge in advanced tax planning to help them with their wealth planning, retirement planning, avoiding or minimizing of probate tax, as well as several taxation connected to death. Presently there is an unprecedented transference of wealth happening, both on a corporate and individual level, from one generation to another. We offer services to help family businesses in problems of estate freezing, succession, other corporate reorganizations, partnership and shareholder agreements, as well as general compensation
For our clients, we even offer services for life insurance trusts, education savings plans, gifting programs, creditor-proofing mechanisms, immigration trusts, trusts or guardianships in problems of disability, domestic and off-shore trust planning, and charitable giving planning.
When death happens, we can help with the administration of the estate for those representatives of the estate. We may be appointed either by the deceased through a court appointment or will in order to act as the directly nominated estate representative.
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