Wills and Estates

Ensuring a smooth transition of assets and care for your loved ones.

Pushor Mitchell can help create an individualized estate plan that will ensure a smooth transition of your assets and proper planning for incapacity. Estate planning will also ensure that your assets pass to your intended beneficiaries in a tax-efficient manner.

Our team of lawyers are adept at understanding your wishes and can help you with the following areas:

  • Wills – Making a will is important to ensure that your wishes are carried out by law. If you die without a will, your estate is distributed under the BC laws that apply on intestacy, which may be quite different than your wishes.
  • Powers of Attorney – Appoint an attorney to deal with your legal and financial affairs if you are incapable.
  • Representation Agreements – Appoint a trusted person to make health care decisions for you if you are unable to because of mental or physical disability.
  • Estate Administration – We assist and advise the executor in a will, or a person appointed by the court to administer the estate, to apply for probate of the will and administer the estate, including gathering all the assets of the estate, paying out the liabilities and taxes, and distributing assets to beneficiaries.  We make sure the executors and beneficiaries are protected.

We collaborate with accountants and financial advisors to ensure a strategy is put in place that is optimal for you and that intends to avoid family conflicts. When there are legal challenges, we have the necessary experience to advocate for our clients through the difficult times.

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