June 2, 2016
One of the most important ways that you can prepare for the end of your life is to ensure that you have established an estate plan. In order to control what happens to your assets and property at the end of your life, you must have a plan. An estate plan may encompass a number of documents including wills, powers of attorney, personal directives, and trusts. Planning your estate will allow you to determine how your assets will be transferred when you die and can help your loved ones avoid negative consequences upon your death.
When you meet with a St. Catharines estate lawyer, you will work together to decide which documents will need to be prepared in order to meet your wishes. To determine this, your estate planning lawyer will require you to provide documents that give information specific to your situation.
In order to understand the goals and the needs of your plan, you must determine your financial and personal objectives. Before the meeting, prepare answers to the following questions:
Consider your future goals and desires before you meet with your Niagara Estate lawyer. The more that you have thought through, the more informed your decisions will be. Ultimately, a properly prepared estate plan will ensure that the needs of your family are met.
Chown Cairns professional group of Wills and Estates lawyers work with Niagara residents to establish succession planning documents that meet their objectives. Learn more about our estates and wills services by clicking here.