Langley Estate Lawyer - "The only things that are certain are death and taxes" is an old saying we've all heard. We would constantly be reminded of problems in the daily news, by businesses and institutions promoting their wealth-management services.
Our lawyers could advise our clients on all aspects of wills and estate planning; the many aspects of estate and personal planning. Incorporated in our services are preparations of wills, codicils, power of attorney, living wills and guardianship concerns. We work with a diverse range of trust arrangements to accommodate clients' particular requirements.
Our wills and estates lawyers draw on our firm's professionals on concerns 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 matters of separation and divorce, custody, support and property division. We know that issues related to family law and estate law are among the most inclined to litigation. Families and individuals are susceptible and need personalized assistance with sensitivity to all the concerns involved.
We likewise act for clients in dependent relief and family law proceedings, 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 objective is to assist clients achieve their objectives through mediation and other alternative types of dispute resolution instead of through litigation.
Clients benefit from our skill in complex tax planning since we help families with their wealth planning, retirement planning, avoiding or minimizing of probate tax, as well as other taxation associated to death. Presently there is an unprecedented transference of wealth happening, both on an individual and corporate level, from one generation to another. We offer services to help family businesses in matters of succession, other corporate reorganizations, estate freezing, shareholder and partnership agreements, and general compensation
For our clients, we likewise provide services for gifting programs, life insurance trusts, education savings plans, immigration trusts, creditor-proofing mechanisms, trusts or guardianships in problems of disability, domestic and off-shore trust planning, and charitable giving planning.
We assist the personal representatives of the estate in the administration of the estate when death happens. We can be appointed either by the deceased through a court appointment or will to act as the directly nominated representative of the estate.
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