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No matter your age, planning for the future is always a prudent thing to do. And, while it is not something we want to focus on, your will and estate need to be planned out well before you pass away. The team of compassionate Ottawa family law lawyers at Galarneau & Associates Professional Corporation have years of experience writing wills and planning estates. We can help you determine to whom you want your assets to go, as well as what will happen to your estate.
When you need help with wills and estate matters in Ottawa and surrounding areas, the lawyers at Galarneau & Associates Professional Corporation understand how complicated this process is. We will work with you to ensure your family and property are taken care of after you are gone.
We understand that legal documents and wills can seem complicated to a layperson and thus our team is committed to guiding you at every step of the way. We provide you with a comprehensive explanation of the various essentials of a will and its recitals' implications. Our legal team helps you make an informed decision regarding your estate. Through our guided process, we can assist you in drafting your will. Call us to get in touch with our wills and estate lawyers in Orleans and East Ottawa and the surrounding area.
There is no doubt that estate planning is essential for all citizens. We can help you plan and safeguard your future and the future and well-being of your family. We can help you generate a customized will to secure your interests after considering your specific wishes for funeral, burial and transfer of your assets. We also assist you in making an informed decision regarding managing your finances if you become incapacitated. In the case of incapability, you can also entrust your health care decisions to another person.
By appointing a Power of Attorney, you can designate someone to manage your financial affairs and/or make health decisions on your behalf in the event that you become unable to do so yourself. A Power of Attorney is an essential legal document that can go a long way in securing your future interests. Therefore, the knowledgeable team at Galarneau & Associates Professional Corporation takes a detailed approach to help you understand this document's intricacies.
Your will is a legal document that states your final wishes for your property, debts and other assets. It contains instructions about to whom your assets will go to after you die. You will also need to detail who your executor is, the person who ensures your will is carried out.
Without a will in place your assets may be distributed in a manner that you would not have chosen. Legal fees are also significantly higher in these circumstances. A properly prepared will should have provisions in place for underage and/or disabled beneficiaries. Galarneau & Associates Professional Corporation can help you ensure all necessary provisions are in place.
While you may think of those with estates to be an exclusive group, almost everyone has an estate. Your estate is made up of everything you own, including your:
Estate planning is the process of determining what happens to these things when you pass away. On a basic level, estate planning entails planning in advance and naming whom you want to receive your possessions. It also involves naming guardians and inheritance for minor children.
Our legal team continually strives to help you secure your interests as well as the future of your family. Over the years of serving clients across Ottawa, we have gained considerable experience in providing sound legal opinions pertaining to your specific legal issues. Our broad clientele across Ottawa and the surrounding areas is a resounding testimony to our efficient services. Call us today to schedule an appointment. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or request any additional information regarding wills and estate in Ottawa and surrounding areas including Orleans, Prescott, Russell, Kemptiville, Osgoode, Rockland and beyond.