You can’t predict the future, but you can put a plan in place now so that you and your loved ones are prepared for whatever the future may bring. An enduring power of attorney is an important part of that plan.
Plan ahead and take control over who will make personal and health care decisions on your behalf if you are unable to do so. Consult with our experienced health care lawyers today!
Are you planning to leave an inheritance for your child with special needs to ensure they are provided for during their lifetime? If so, be aware that an inheritance may disqualify your disabled child from receiving government assistance. An estate planning attorney can help you avoid that situation by setting up a “Henson trust” in your will.
No one likes to think about the possibility of their future incapacity, but it is important to plan ahead. There are some relatively simple planning tools you can use to ensure your affairs are managed if you become incapable of doing so.
A Will gives you peace of mind and control over what happens to your assets after death. There are serious consequences if you die without a will in BC. While there is no question that a will is vital to any estate plan, there is more to consider when it comes to estate planning.
A Power of Attorney Lawyer can help prepare you for the event your loved ones need to secure the legal right to manage your affairs.
In my experience as a Wills & Estates Layer, clients who are recent immigrants to Canada are often concerned about what will happen if they die without a will. They have assets in different jurisdictions, are unfamiliar with the Canadian legal system and do not have other family members living in Canada.