PERSONAL

INJURY

Wills & Estates is a very dynamic area of law. It encompasses the drafting of wills, estate planning, probate, letters of administration, powers of attorney, personal directives, estate litigation, guardianship and trusteeship issues, and much more.

REAL

ESTATE

WILLS & ESTATES

 

A will is a legal document that determines what happens with your estate when you pass away. Your estate is comprised of all your property and debts – money, property, investments, vehicles, sentimental items, and even your pets. If you don't have a will, your estate will go in “administration” which is the default government mandated distribution and management of your property. It's important for everyone to have a will. Administration isn't a simple process. And it might likely will not take into account all of your wishes after you pass.

The death of a loved one is a horrible experience for everyone involved. This process is made tremendously more difficult if a person doesn't have a will that provides clear and concise directors for the distribution of that person's estate upon death.

One in three Canadians do not have wills. Many people think that a will is just about distributing your money after you die. This assumption is wrong. It's a about much more. If you have income, assets, debts, a partner, children, relatives, friends, animals, or even an item that is important to you, you should have a will to leave clear direction as to where your 

TYPES OF WILLS

 

Your will directs what happens with your estate when you pass away. Your estate is comprised of all your property and debts – money, property, investments, vehicles, sentimental items, and even your pets. If you don't have a will, your estate will go in “administration” which is a default government mandated distribution of your property. It's important for everyone to have a will.