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For many years, Aird & Berlis lawyers have been leaders in estate litigation, effectively representing litigants in numerous high-profile estate and trusts disputes. Our lawyers are skilled litigators bringing to bear a rich diversity of experience in all aspects of estate, tax, trust, real property, corporate and charities law.

Our litigators act in a wide range of estate and trust related disputes, representing clients in claims involving challenges to the validity of wills, trusts or powers of attorney; claims arising in the administration of estates and trusts; equalization claims under the Family Law Act; dependant support relief claims under the Succession Law Reform Act; claims against executors, trustees and attorneys for breach of trust; applications to the Court for advice and direction; proceedings to appoint, remove or replace trustees and guardians; applications to vary trusts and wills; and passing of the accounts of executors, trustees and attorneys.

We represent a wide range of clients including individuals, corporations, governmental agencies, registered charities and not-for-profit organizations.

Our litigators are committed to providing practical solutions and effective representation and are frequently sought out by professionals offering wealth management and trustee services including accountants, insurance brokers, trust companies, bankers and other lawyers for assistance in litigious or potentially litigious matters.

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