Wills & Estates
Having a will is an important life planning step. A will is beneficial regardless of your circumstances. It can help your family and/or friends to manage your affairs if you pass away and give them some guidance in a difficult time. Our lawyers can help answer questions and provide drafting services.
POWERS OF ATTORNEY
Powers of Attorney give someone the ability to make decisions about your property/finances if you are unable to do so. The scope can be varied to meet your needs. Regardless of your age, a Power of Attorney may be a good thing to have. Please contact one of our lawyers for more information.
A Personal Directive can assist your family and/or friends in making difficult health care decisions on your behalf if you are in a coma or otherwise unable to make decisions about your own care and personal circumstances. Contact our office to find out more.
When a loved one passes away it can be intimidating and difficult to figure out what needs to happen next. Especially when you are the Executor/Personal Representative of the Estate. Our lawyers that handle estate administration can help answer questions and provide direction
If it is unsafe for you to live in your country of origin, you may be able to claim refuge (asylum) in Canada. We have the experience to help you at all stages of the process.
In the rare occurrence that an Estate is not settled in a timely or fair manner, or one or more potential beneficiaries of a deceased’s property feel that things are not being handled appropriately, it can be crucial to seek legal advice about estate litigation and the options that the Estate and/or the beneficiaries may have.