Wealth Management Firms Saskatoon - Our Wealth Preservation & Estate Litigation Practice assists clients with whatever issues significantly affecting the interests of an estate, including the preservation and creation of wealth through estate litigation, planning and administration. Addressing your concerns, and whichever additional matters that may impact the estate without your awareness, is our primary responsibility.
Our litigation and planning lawyers are experienced at various levels to make sure that issues are addressed quickly and cost-efficiently. They work closely together to deal with all problems which could arise to challenge your plan. Our planning litigation and planning services are based on thorough knowledge of the planning process in order to offer a net benefit for our clients.
Our company represents numerous leading charities, providing our services in the incorporation of societies, the establishment of charitable foundations and trusts, and providing recommendation in the administration of non-profits and charities.
For organizations, groups and companies we provide estate planning seminars and for family businesses we offer business succession planning. Group discounts to staff or members of the same corporation or institution are accessible.
The preparation of comprehensive strategies to be able to reduce taxes and other financial burdens on clients' estates is necessary to protect beneficiaries from avoidable frustration and expense. We provide help with planned giving for charitable reasons.
We advise institutions, businesses and individuals on distributing, creating and administering trusts so as to enhance wealth preservation and creation. By working closely with accountants and other business advisors to implement and structure trusts, we help you attain your future and present requirements. Trusts are flexible, powerful tools that consist of corporate reorganizations, estate freezes, discretionary family trusts, "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 carefully determine your requirements and explore your alternatives in detail. Our level of attention ensures security and certainty for your estate and guarantees that your wishes are fulfilled.
o Estate Planning for Business Owners
Our comprehensive suggestion to business owners varies from corporate reorganizations and estate freezes to shareholder agreements and succession planning.
o Adult Guardianship - Incapacity Planning
Our personal approach to adult guardianship issues is vital for dependent adults and their families. The special needs of these clients need a sensitive touch. Our work comprises representing clients making applications for adult guardianship, and providing recommendation regarding the responsibilities of trustees and guardians. We assist with the preparation and use of Representation Agreements and health care directives.
Probate and Administration of Estates
Clients require timely, sound advice to provide for immediate requirements of family members, conserve estate assets, and deal effectively with all matters of an estate. We approach the role of Administrator or Executor with the commitment demanded of this responsibility.
There are a number of administrative steps in which we can provide right administration of your estate. We assist with locating wills; safeguarding, locating and collecting assets; preparation of papers required to obtain Court approval of your appointment as Personal Representative; income taxes and other estate liabilities; passing and preparation of the Personal Representative's Accounts; asset distributions, like for instance land transfers; and administrating ongoing trusts for lifetime beneficiaries or kids.
Trust individuals, companies and institutions need suggestion in the administration of estates. To provide you with service guaranteed to be comprehensive and well-coordinated, we work alongside various professionals responsible for insurance, investments, accounting, trusts and banking.
We handle challenges like for instance estate litigation arising from contested wills, the Wills Variation Act, trust variations, and constructive trust claims. Our Estate Litigators represent clients in every level of court, and in alternative dispute resolutions such as mediations.
o Contested Wills and Trusts
Our knowledgeable litigators act in disputes arising from poor drafting, undue influence, incapacity and improper will execution.
o Wills Variation
For those claims which are initiated by disappointed children or spouses, our litigators prepared to represent the claimants, beneficiaries, and estates in wills variation claims.
o Constructive Trust Claims
Our teams of lawyers can prosecute and defend in estate litigation matters including constructive trust and unjust enrichment claims.
o Trustee Disputes
We represent disappointed beneficiaries, trustees and pension managers, in cases of dispute arising from the administration or investment by trustees, trustee compensation, and the passing of trustee accounts.
We solve disputes associated to incapacity, elderly care, estate or estate planning, by providing legal counsel at mediations, and in some cases can 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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