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

August 14, 2019

Dude, where’s your Will?

If you have a lawyer, accountant and financial planner, you will have been reminded about the importance of having a written will.  An equally important question is how you notify your executor where your original will is located. If you […]
June 12, 2019

Family Business and Personal Estate Planning

Medicine Hat and area have many family businesses, especially in the agricultural industry. Family businesses present unique challenges when it comes to creating a plan to transfer the family business to the next generation. Where a significant amount of value […]
January 16, 2019

I’ve been named a Personal Representative: what do I do?

A Personal Representative (a.k.a. Executor or Administrator) is a person or Corporation named in a Will to manage and administer the deceased’s estate in accordance with the terms of the Will.  A Personal Representative (PR) must act in the best […]