Estate Planning

A well prepared estate plan is one of the best forms of planning you can do now that benefits you and your family for the future.


By setting out your directions on both financial and personal matters, the added benefit of your estate plan is the reduction of future financial and emotional costs that normally accompany either an incomplete or no estate plan.


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Taking Care of Your Family

The foundation for every estate plan is the Will, the Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) and the Personal Directive (PD), sometimes known as a Living Will. Your Will is important because it sets out how your debts are to be paid, how your assets are to be distributed, and who will manage that process. You set the age that your children will receive inheritance. You can also name whom you wish to act as your guardian to your minor children.

Read our Latest Estate Planning Articles

November 17, 2017

Defeat Procrastination: The Small Steps to Complete Your Estate Plan (Continued)

This is a continuation of my October column in the Medicine Hat News with my 6 steps to complete your estate plan.  If you would like to review the first 3 steps, please find them here. In my October column […]
October 19, 2017

Defeat Procrastination: The Small Steps to Complete Your Estate Plan

Is there anything easier to delay than creating your estate plan?  Your estate plan is even easier to put off than fixing your fence.  You do not wake up, look out the window and see your estate plan is flaking […]
August 18, 2017

Estate Planning: Gifts or Loans

Parents never stop parenting. That phrase has been around for a long time and can usually be heard when a group of parents get together. The phrase, however, seems more applicable today due to the economic realities many Medicine Hat […]