Wills and Estate Planning
Estate planning requires more than just creating a valid will. It includes:
- Making sure a trusted individual is appointed to manage your financial and health affairs if you become mentally or physically incapacitated;
- Setting up trusts to make sure your assets will be distributed according to your wishes;
- Choosing estate trustees, legal guardians, attorneys and beneficiaries.
Each of those choices comes with their own set of considerations. Thought it is a personal decision and can only be made by the client, our legal team at Granville Law Group will walk you through each consideration to assist with choosing the right trustees and guardians.
Lawyers at Granville Law Group are committed to assisting you with planning your estate, we leverage over 55 years of combined legal experience to help you develop a personalized estate plan.
Protecting your wishes
Our lawyers will explain all the tools available in your specific situation. We will present options that meet your goals and offer advice on choosing the option that aligns best with your wishes.
Many different tools are used in estate planning:
- Different types of property ownership to avoid taxes on transfers or probate;
- Powers of attorneyand representation agreements to be used during your lifetime for your financial and health needs, should you require such assistance;
- Trusts to protect your assets during your lifetime and to ensure their distribution according to your wishes after your death;
- Wills and living wills.
We make sure you have the opportunity to tell us exactly what you want to achieve. Sometimes, it’s about changing a will after a divorce or second marriage. Other times, it is about protecting your assets from spendthrift relatives, or disinheriting one of your children, or protecting your wishes against any challenges during or after your lifetime.
Whatever situation you are faced with, we listen, ask questions, and discuss your goals and concerns with you so we can identify what needs to be done to help to meet them.
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