Wills, Trusts And Estate Planning
Death, accidents and disability are not the things we like to think about, but in reality, they are a large part of our everyday lives. Estate planning for the well-being and continued financial support of loved ones when the breadwinner has died, and is no longer capable of providing financial support, is a very important endeavor, which needs to be done while the main provider is still alive and healthy.
A Christchurch law firm, experienced in planning, managing and protecting your assets during your lifetime, as well as in the event of your death, will be able to assist you and give guidance in the proper drawing up of a Will, establishing a Trust and in Estate Planning. They have the experience required to prepare the necessary structures that will suit your personal circumstances.
Their professional legal services include the following:
– Asset Protection
– Family Trusts
– Powers of Attorney
– Enduring Powers of Attorney
Experienced in Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning in Christchurch, their legal executives and support staff are knowledgeable and approachable and committed to full transparency, keeping their clients fully informed of all relevant legal issues in an efficient and cost effective way.
Every person should leave a Last Will and Testament and it should not be left until you have accumulated assets. Dying without a Will spells serious implications for those you leave behind as your assets will be under intestate succession law, regardless of your wishes. A Will allows you to appoint a trusted person or legal firm to deal with your assets according to your exact instructions. Once drawn up, you can change the terms of your Will as often as you like and should in fact review your Will whenever there are changes in your circumstances.
A legal executive, experienced in Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning, will be able to explain all the complex requirements of drawing up a Will, as well as establishing Trusts, if required. Proper estate planning, with the assistance of professional legal counsel, will ensure that you have peace of mind that your loved ones will receive the best you can do for them when you are no longer there.
In the past, Trusts have often been thought of as being the exclusive right of very rich and powerful estate owners. However, that has changed considerably, and today, owning a Trust is well within the reach of every New Zealander, as a valuable asset-protection tool that can reduce the probability of a person losing their current assets, or those they will accumulate in the future. By using a Family Trust, a person is able to preserve their hard-earned assets in cases of difficult financial times, when they may be forced to sell valuable property or other assets to settle debt.
A trusted Christchurch legal firm will help you draw up a valid Will, establish a solid Trust and take care of all your Estate Planning needs, in a professional and efficient way. Once you have all your assets taken care of in Wills, Trusts and have your Estate Planning in the hands of a professional legal team, you can rest assured that your loved ones will receive their just due when you are no longer there to protect their rights.