Chilliwack Estate Lawyer - We've all heard the old saying, "The only things that are certain are death and taxes." We are constantly reminded of both problems by the daily news, and by institutions and businesses promoting their wealth-management services.
Our lawyers could advise our clients on all factors of wills and estate planning; the many aspects of estate and personal planning. Included in our services are codicils, preparation of wills, living wills, powers of attorney and guardianship issues. We work along with a diverse range of trust arrangements in order to accommodate clients' certain requirements.
Our wills and estates lawyers draw on our firm's experts on issues of family law, that normally play a significant role in personal planning. Services consist of the preparation of cohabitation agreements and marriage contracts. We act as counsel in problems of divorce and separation, support, property division and custody. We know that issues associated to family law and estate law are among the most inclined to litigation. Families and individuals are susceptible and require personalized help with understanding to all the problems involved.
We likewise act for clients in family law proceedings and in dependent relief, will contestation and interpretation, passing of accounts, variation of trust proceedings, acting as litigation guardian for minors, and litigation trustees Due to the nature of these areas, our goal is to help clients achieve their goals through mediation and several alternative kinds of dispute resolution instead of through litigation.
We can help families with our skill in advanced tax planning to assist them with their retirement planning, wealth planning, avoiding or minimizing of probate tax, and several taxation associated to death. Currently there is an unprecedented transference of wealth happening, both on an individual and corporate level, from one generation to another. We provide services to help family businesses in issues of other corporate reorganizations, estate freezing, succession, shareholder and partnership agreements, as well as general compensation
Various services we provide comprise helping clients with education savings plans, gifting programs, life insurance trusts, immigration trusts, creditor-proofing mechanisms, trusts or guardianships in issues of disability, domestic and off-shore trust planning, and charitable giving planning.
When death happens, we could assist with the administration of the estate for those representatives of the estate. We can be appointed either by the deceased through a will or court appointment to act as the directly nominated representative of the estate.
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