Whether you are buying your first home, a rental investment property, leasing a commercial space for your business or perhaps selling to downsize for retirement or re-mortgaging your home ; real estate transactions are quite often the largest financial undertakings of one’s life.
With many moving parts involved in a real estate transaction which frequently involve realtors, banks, mortgage brokers, appraisers, insurance companies and government agencies, we are here to help you navigate the entire process to ensure that all these pieces come together effectively to achieve your goal.
Estate planning and more specifically, the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney ensure that your wishes are met regarding to how your finances, health decisions, family, and essentially your life’s work are looked after. Through the use of a variety of tools, strategies, and efficient planning, we are here to help you structure your estate plans in a manner that ensures everything and everyone is taken care of.
In today's society, where there are often complex family structures which frequently involve multiple marriages, common law relationships and blended families of all varieties, it is important ensure that all responsibilities and potential claims are considered so that sources of conflict be minimized and that your wishes are properly documented.
We understand that the passing of a loved one is an extremely difficult emotional time. Amidst dealing with the shock, grief, sadness and frustration of losing someone close to us, it is often difficult to navigate the series of administrative steps which present themselves upon one’s passing.
The goal of our firm while assisting you with estate administration is to make the entire process as clear and concise as possible so that you and your family are able focus on moving ahead.
Starting a new business? Restructuring an existing one? Or perhaps you are purchasing a turn key operation that is already in place. We know that all business ventures are both an exciting as well as a busy time, so allow us to help you field the many intricate considerations involved so that you can focus on growing your business. From new Incorporations, to Shareholder Agreements, or all types of business acquisitions (be they Share, Asset or Franchise Purchases and Sales) we are here to assist with all of your Corporate needs.
In today’s world, it is nearly inarguable to say that there is any one clear, cut definition of the word “Family”. Traditional norms of marriage and family have in many cases been turned upside down and modern relationships now come in all different varieties.
From a family law prospective, our firm aims to challenge the often stereotypical view of family law as being an aggressive, adversarial process. Rather, we take a more holistic approach which centers around transparent discussion to help you and your partner set out the goals and responsibilities within your relationship to address the issues with compassion and honesty.
Whether it is preparing a Co-habitation Agreement for you and your partner prior to purchasing to a home to itemize and protect each party’s financial contributions to the home, or if you wish to obtain clear and concise closure to a relationship by setting out terms in a Separation Agreement; our firm has extensive experience drafting and negotiating Domestic Contracts to meet your needs.
If you have any other questions about the areas of law which we practice, or for information about fees and pricing, please do not hesitate to contact us.