In the event of death, we can help ensure your wishes are carried out.
- ensure that your assets are transferred to those whom you choose;
- appoint guardians for your minor children;
- place the administration and control of your assets in the hands of someone you trust;
- prevent your children from spending their inheritance prematurely;
- avoid the Ontario Office of the Public Guardian & Trustee from controlling your children’s assets until they reach the age of majority;
- avoid conflict, litigation and unnecessary expense among family members;
- avoid your assets being transferred to the government.
Power of Attorney
Take control of the important decisions in life and death. We can help.
- Continuing Power of Attorney gives one or more persons the legal authority to make decisions about your finances in the case that you become incapacitated.
- Power of Attorney for Personal Care will determine who has the power to make important medical and care decisions and what actions are to be taken in the case of a medical emergency.
- Special Powers of Attorney is typically used in cases such as when you are planning to be out of the country for a few months and want to appoint someone to sell real estate or a business.
A trust can hold property for a beneficiary and can become effective during your lifetime (inter vivos trust) or upon your death (testamentary trust).
- family trusts
- alter ego trusts
- Henson trust (for a child with a disability)
- life insurance trusts
Are you an Executor? We can assist you in the administration of a deceased’s estate (probate) with or without a will.