Estates and Trusts

Our Estates Group assists clients in developing comprehensive estate plans and the documents required to implement them. Our clients include individuals, estate trustees, financial institutions and trust companies. Roger Skinner, who has over 35 years experience and has practiced solely in the area of Wills and Estates, together with Josephine Stark, Robert Tomek and the lawyers in our Business Law Group are positioned to provide our clients with assistance on all their estate planning needs.

Services provided by the Estates Department include:

  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney for Property and Personal Care
  • Estate administration
  • Personal and estate planning including coordination with other advisors
  • Creation, administration and variation of trusts
  • Interpretation of wills and trust agreements
  • Succession planning for family businesses
  • Mental capacity matters
  • Contested wills
  • Passing of accounts