Wealth Management Firms Langley - Our Wealth Preservation & Estate Litigation Practice assists clients with whatever issues very much affecting the interests of an estate, as well as the creation and preservation of wealth through estate administration, litigation and planning. Dealing with your concerns, and whatever other issues which can impact the estate without your awareness, is our main responsibility.
Our lawyers are knowledgeable in planning and litigation to help ensure that all matters are handled cost-efficiently and quickly. They work closely with you to help evaluate and deal with all the matters which might come up to challenge your plans. Our planning advice and litigation services are based on thorough knowledge of the planning process so as to offer a net benefit for our clients.
In terms of its community involvement history, our firm is proud to represent many leading charities, offering services like the incorporation of societies, the establishment of charitable foundations and trusts, and providing administration suggestion to charities and non-profits.
For organizations, groups and companies we offer estate planning seminars and for family businesses we offer business succession planning. Group discounts to staff or members of the same institution or corporation are accessible.
The preparation of comprehensive techniques to be able to decrease taxes and other financial burdens on clients' estates is essential to protect beneficiaries from preventable expense and frustration. We provide assistance with planned giving for charitable purposes.
To be able to enhance wealth creation and preservation, we advise individuals, institutions, and businesses on administering, distributing and creating trusts. By working with other lawyers in our company, accountants, and other business advisors to help to structure and implement trusts to help you attain your future and present needs. Trusts are powerful, flexible tools that consist of estate freezes, discretionary family trusts, corporate reorganizations, "joint spousal" and "alter ego" trusts, asset-protection, non-resident trusts, and planning for retirement and succession needs.
o Wills Drafting
Before preparing a will, we thoroughly determine your needs and explore your choices in detail. Our level of attention ensures security and certainty for your estate and guarantees that your requirements are fulfilled.
o Estate Planning for Business Owners
For businesses, we offer suggestion ranging on topics from corporate reorganizations, estate freezes, succession planning and to shareholders agreements.
o Adult Guardianship - Incapacity Planning
Our personal method to adult guardianship issues is vital for dependent adults and their families. The special requirements of these clients need a sensitive touch. Our work consists of representing clients making applications for adult guardianship, and providing advice concerning the responsibilities of trustees and guardians. We help with the use and preparation of health care directives and Representation Agreements.
Probate and Administration of Estates
To provide for the requirements of the immediate family members, conserve estate assets, and to deal with all the different aspects of the estate; clients need both timely and sound advice. We approach the role of Executor or Administrator with the commitment demanded of this responsibility.
There are a number of administrative steps in which we can provide proper administration of your estate. We assist with locating wills; collecting, safeguarding and locating assets; preparation of documents needed to acquire Court approval of your appointment as Personal Representative; income taxes and other estate liabilities; preparation and passing of the Personal Representative's Accounts; asset distributions, including land transfers; and administrating ongoing trusts for lifetime beneficiaries or kids.
Trust institutions, individuals and companies require advice in the administration of estates. To be able to offer you with service guaranteed to be comprehensive and well-coordinated, we work alongside various professionals responsible for investments, accounting, trusts, banking and insurance.
We deal with challenges like estate litigation arising from contested wills, the Wills Variation Act, constructive trust claims and trust variations. Our Estate Litigators represent clients in every level of court, and in alternative dispute resolutions such as mediations.
o Contested Wills and Trusts
Our lawyers are experienced in the lots of disputes that arise from poor drafting, undue influence, incapacity and improper will execution.
o Wills Variation
Our litigators represent claimants, beneficiaries, and estates in wills variation claims initiated by disappointed children or spouses.
o Constructive Trust Claims
Our litigators prosecute and defend estate litigation matters like for example unjust enrichment claims and constructive trust.
o Trustee Disputes
We represent trustees, pension managers, and disappointed beneficiaries, in cases of dispute arising from the administration or investment by trustees, trustee compensation, and the passing of trustee accounts.
We solve disputes connected to estates, estate planning, incapacity, or elder care, by offering legal counsel at mediations, and in some cases could act as a mediator, either by the parties directly or by counsel to the parties, before or after litigation is commenced.
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