Protecting Your Family's Future

At Flesher & Mann, we have over 30 years' experience helping our clients plan for their families' future. We do so through wills, powers of attorney and trusts.

A will is as important as insurance. It defines what is to happen to all of your property and ensures that your family will be taken care of. Without one, the decisions made about your property may not be what you would have chosen yourself and may not protect your most vulnerable family members.

A power of attorney is a document that gives authority to someone you trust to act on your behalf if you are ever unable to make your wishes known, or are incapacitated and unable to care for your own property or personal needs. Without one, your family may have to guess your wishes.

A trust can put aside property or financial resources for a vulnerable child or adult to help with his or her expenses. It can also help avoid excessive taxation.

Helping You Prepare Your Family

Our estate planning services include helping you with:

  • Inventory of your assets and debts: You need to know exactly what you own and what you can and cannot leave for others in your will. For example, property owned jointly with someone else cannot be part of your will.
  • Clarification of your goals: These generally include ensuring that vulnerable loved ones, such as children or disabled relatives, are taken care of, or ensuring that personal property goes to people who will appreciate it. You may also want to clarify in advance what kind of medical care you would like to accept if you are incapacitated.
  • Choosing people you trust: We can help you choose representatives who are trustworthy and help them understand their role. We can also help your representatives carry out their duties when the time comes.
  • Drafting and finalizing your documents: We will ensure that your will is clear and easy to follow, and that your representatives are informed as to their duties. We can also ensure that the will is less likely to be challenged in an Ontario court.

Contact Flesher & Mann

Let our lawyer help you draft your will. Call 226-780-3590 in Guelph or surrounding parts of Wellington County, or fill out our online form.