We assist in preparing estates and administering estates: will-drafting and estate planning advice, powers of attorney for property and personal care, advice and services in the administration of an estate.
Consulting in respect to estates matters and drafting wills to express the final wishes of our clients has been a longstanding practice at this firm. We pride ourselves on staying up to date in respect to estate planning matters including the recent developments in dual wills, international wills, spousal wills, trust taxation, regulated beneficiary designation, Henson trusts for disabled beneficiaries, family trust and corporate trust arrangements.
We provide related services in the preparation of Continuing Powers of Attorney for Property and Powers of Attorney for Personal Care.
Tom Hamer and Simon Valleau practice in the areas of estate planning and drafting wills and Powers of Attorney. Each is well experienced and will apply imagination and creativity to your estate arrangements so that you can feel comfortable that you have provided well for your loved ones and planned well for your own care.
The administration of the estate of a loved one can be overwhelming, coming at just that time when you and your family may already be experiencing a high level of stress and emotion. Tom Hamer has long practiced in the area of Estates Administration and can guide an executor/trustee through the complex process of locating beneficiaries, collecting estate assets, determining estate liabilities, reading of wills, applying for a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee, probate of wills, intestate administration, estates distribution and accounting processes.