Introduction Powers of attorney are documents in which an individual (called a “grantor”) can appoint another individual or individuals (called an “attorney”) to make decisions on their behalf during their lifetime. Powers of attorney can be drafted to deal with decisions with respect to property matters and/or decisions with respect to personal care (i.e. health […]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.
The checklist below will serve as a helpful tool.
Estate Planning Preparation – Checklist
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.