Harris + Harris LLP’s Estates and Trusts group advises clients on the administration of estates and the establishment of trusts. Individuals receive counsel on a variety of estate planning techniques in order to ensure the most effective transfer of their wealth both during and after their lifetimes. Members of this group work with chartered accountants and financial advisors in order to provide clients with full and complete estate planning advice. The lawyers in this group have experience in the following areas:

  •    • Drafting of wills and powers of attorney.
  •    • Drafting of trust agreements.
  •    • Administration of estates.
  •    • Advising estate trustees as to the required discharge of their duties.
  •    • Guardianship of property and mental incompetency proceedings.
  •    • Settlement of trusts, variation of trusts, removal of trustees, passing of accounts and dependents’ support applications.
  •    • Interpretation of wills and trusts.
  •    • Estate litigation.