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Estates, Trusts & Capacity Litigation

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When it comes to disagreements involving estates, trusts, powers of attorney and capacity issues, the Aird & Berlis Estates & Trusts Litigation Group has the expertise and experience to deal with disputes efficiently and effectively.

For decades, our litigators have been successfully representing clients involved in a wide range of estate, trust, powers of attorney and related disputes, including numerous high-profile matters.

Our practitioners provide strategic legal counsel and representation in connection with:

  • 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 courts for advice and direction;
  • proceedings to appoint, remove or replace trustees and guardians;
  • applications to vary trusts and wills;
  • the passing of accounts of executors, trustees and attorneys; and
  • matters involving charities.