Planning an estate is one of the most important steps one can take during their lifetime. Whether you are looking to plan a simple will or a complex estate plan, our lawyers can assist you in making the right choices that not only reflect your intentions but help save taxes so that you can leave more money to your beneficiaries. One of our experienced lawyers can assist you in preparing a will or an estate plan whenever you are ready. Call us at 416-862-0000.
- Powers of Attorney
Everyone should have a Continuing Power of Attorney for Property and a Power of Attorney for Personal Care. Having these documents in place can help those around you deal with an unexpected health crisis that leaves you unable to manage your own affairs. For help, contact one of our experienced estate lawyers today: 416-862-0000.
If you are considering making a minor change to your will, a codicil may be appropriate. One of our experienced lawyers can help you decide if a codicil is right for you or whether the execution of a new will is recommended. Contact one of our experienced estate lawyers today: 416-862-000.
- Survivorship Applications
If your spouse, common law partner or any other person you owned a property with as joint tenants has predeceased you, you must retain a lawyer to file a survivorship application to change title to the property in your name alone. If you own a property as joint tenants with someone who has passed away, one of our experienced lawyers can assist you with preparing and filing a survivorship application. Contact us at 416-862-0000.
- Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with a Will
When you are appointed as executor under a will, you may be required to file for a Certificate of Appointment of Trustee with a Will. This will depend on the type of assets owned by the deceased and whether or not they can pass outside of the will. An executor has important responsibilities when administering an estate and it is imperative that mistakes or omissions be avoided to prevent being liable if something goes wrong. If you have been appointed as an executor and require assistance from one of our experienced estate lawyers, contact us today: 416-862-0000
- Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee without a Will
When a person dies without a will (ieintestate), they do not have a named executor, therefore the person who wishes to apply will be required to file for a Certificate of Appointment of Trustee without a Will. The need for this application depends on the type of assets owned by the deceased and whether or not the assets can pass outside of the will. An executor has important responsibilities when administering an estate and it is imperative that the applicant understands what will be expected of them prior to committing to the appointment. For assistance, contact one of our experienced estate lawyers, today: 416-862-0000