WILLS AND ESTATES IN WINNIPEG
While contemplating a time when you're no longer here may not be easy, it's essential to consider proper estate planning early on. This is crucial to ensure that your financial affairs are taken care of and that your loved ones are provided for after you're gone. You can rely on the expertise of wills and estate lawyers to help navigate this complex process. Cassidy Ramsay is a trusted law firm in Winnipeg that provides a range of legal services, including wills and estate planning, to help you safeguard your assets and provide for your family's future.
Powers of attorney are important documents that set out your appointed decision-makers and your particular wishes regarding medical treatment, shelter, safety, nutrition, hygiene and more. Our wills and estates lawyers in Winnipeg have enough experience in this field and have worked on many cases. This is why you can depend on our team for either consultation or to prepare a will for you. Fill up the online formto let us know your query.
Our legal services with regard to wills and estates include:
Our lawyers will help you navigate your business and estate so that you can plan for your family's future. Our will and estates lawyer assists you in the following areas and will thoroughly review your family and financial situation to help you draft a will:
Our wills and estates lawyers in Winnipeg are frequently asked the following questions by our clients:
What Is Probate?
In simple terms, the process of determining whether or not a will is valid by the court is probate. The process goes beyond just the will's validity and covers the meaning of the will's terms. Once the court confirms the will's validity, it will issue a Grant of Probate to the executor/executrix.
What Is a Power of Attorney?
Both Will and Power of Attorney are legal documents that dictates your wishes on your property, possession and loved ones. When you give Power of Attorney to someone, you give them the authority to act on your behalf or to perform particular acts. In other words, Power of Attorney is about continuing your wishes while you are alive until your death. On the other hand, your will is about what happens after you die.
What Happens If I Die Without a Will?
Incase one dies without a valid will, it will leave them in an intestate. In this case, the government will step in to govern how the property of deceased will be settled among their relatives. As one must can understand, this can cause a lot of confusion thus, it is highly recommended that you write a will in which our wills and estate lawyers can help you understand the nitty grittes of this.
Why Should I Have a Power of Attorney?
Assigning a Power of Attorney gives you control over decisions regarding your property and affairs if you lose your mental capacity or mobility.
What Is a Health Care Directive?
A Health Care Directive also called a living will, lists out medical procedures you do or do not want. It covers the scenario where you're unable to make these decisions yourself.
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