Richmond Estate Lawyer - We've all heard the old saying, "The only things that are certain are death and taxes." We are continually reminded of both problems by the daily news, and by institutions and businesses promoting their wealth-management services.
Our lawyers could advise our users on all aspects of wills and estate planning; the numerous aspects of personal and estate planning. Included in our services are preparations of wills, codicils, power of attorney, living wills and guardianship issues. We work along with various trust arrangements to accommodate clients' certain requirements.
Our wills and estates lawyers draw on our firm's professionals on issues of family law, which often play a significant role in personal planning. Services comprise the preparation of marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements. We act as counsel in problems of separation and divorce, support, property division and custody. We understand that issues associated to family law and estate law are amongst the most susceptible to litigation. Individuals and families are susceptible and need individualized assistance with compassion to all the matters involved.
We even act for clients in dependent relief and family law proceedings, will interpretation and contestation, variation of trust proceedings, passing of accounts, litigation trustees and acting as litigation guardian for minors. Due to the nature of these areas, our goal is to help clients reach their goals through mediation and other alternative types of dispute resolution instead of through litigation.
Clients benefit from our skill in complex tax planning since we help families with their wealth planning, retirement planning, minimizing or avoiding of probate tax, as well as various taxation related to death. Presently there is an unprecedented transference of wealth happening, both on a corporate and individual level, from one generation to another. We provide services to help family businesses in matters of other corporate reorganizations, estate freezing, succession, partnership and shareholder agreements, as well as general compensation
For our clients, we also offer services for life insurance trusts, education savings plans, gifting programs, immigration trusts, creditor-proofing mechanisms, trusts or guardianships in concerns of disability, domestic and off-shore trust planning, and charitable giving planning.
When death takes place, we can help with the administration of the estate for those representatives of the estate. We could be appointed either by the deceased through a court appointment or will to act as the directly nominated representative of the estate.
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