Sea to Sky Law offers estate law services to clients who need help with managing their estate and assets in British Columbia. It is advisable to plan for the future of your family and organize your assets for division after death. We have years of experience in dealing with estate law and can help tend to your affairs as per your needs. The planning and tasks needed for estate management can be classified into two categories - ‘before death’ and ‘after death.’
Before Death Planning
Even though life can seem like everything is going as planned, a sudden health concern or accident can change things quickly. It is crucial to plan ahead for the future of your family and loved ones. It is helpful to have someone legally appointed to assist with financial decisions for both your personal and business needs. Sea to Sky Law can help you with planning and documentation of your will to manage and divide your assets after death. We are here to help you with the planning process and can be an objective voice when you are faced with difficult decisions. Our services also cover assistance with documents like power of attorney, representation agreements, health directives and nomination of the committee.
The primary document that details your wishes after your death is your final will and testament. All of your asset management and divisions will be made based on the information in this document. At Sea to Sky Law, we can assist with the asset management process through will probate. Applying for will probate will allow us to manage your assets and oversee estate administration as per your recorded requests in the will.
If the situation arises where there is no clarity about certain assets and their division, we will attempt to negotiate a favourable outcome for all parties involved through mediation. For family-related concerns, mediation can be the ideal option as it doesn’t need you to go to court. However, if the need arises, we will go the litigation route and represent your interests in court. Contact us for any estate-related legal support you need in Courtenay, Abbotsford, Maple Ridge, Victoria and surrounding areas.