In Re A.A., the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has affirmed that the Supreme Court Trial Division may grant general orders for a unique form of guardianship of adults who live with a mental disability. Commonly known as “Guardianship of the Person”, this kind of order gives the Court-appointed guardian the plenary authority to […]read more
Estates & Trusts
Our estates and trusts lawyers have a broad range of experience in estate planning and the administration of estates and trusts. Across Atlantic Canada, we provide both personal and business clients with considered advice on:
- Proper organization of their affairs to preserve capital and minimize taxes.
- Planning for incapacity through the use of enduring powers of attorney, health care directives and living wills.
- The use of holding companies and the effective treatment of foreign or multi-jurisdictional assets.
We also advise estate trustees, executors, administrators and/or beneficiaries regarding all litigious or potentially litigious matters relating to estates. For details, visit Estate Litigation.