Skilled Estate Administration Support

Even when handling the most straightforward estates, the role of an executor is challenging. Between legal responsibilities and personal commitments, knowing how to fulfil your duties while ensuring that you are protecting your best interests is hard.

The wills and estates lawyers at Hawthorne Piggott & Company have over 40 years of experience helping clients in British Columbia through the estate administration process. From managing the distribution of assets to finding ways to minimize tax implications and probate fees, we have the knowledge and skills required to help lessen the burden.

Practical Estate Administration Solutions

Enlisting the help of an experienced lawyer from the beginning can help make the estate administration process less stressful and time-consuming. At Hawthorne Piggott & Company, we take a comprehensive approach to ensuring that every aspect of your case is considered.

As an estate administrator, you are legally obligated to act in accordance with the wishes of the deceased and to represent the interests of the estate. Some of the responsibilities involved include:

  • Identifying, locating, and notifying beneficiaries
  • Applying for probate, if necessary
  • Notifying the Canadian Revenue Agency
  • Locate estate assets
  • Making funeral arrangements
  • Contacting banks, insurance providers, and government agencies
  • Advising health benefit and pension administrators

Your Trusted Estate Administration Guides

In some instances, conflicts relating to administration, compensation for executors, terms and other issues may arise, making the support of a skilled wills and estates lawyer even more valuable. Our commitment to our clients means answering your questions as they arise, providing updates throughout every step, and staying by your side throughout the process as we work towards reaching the best possible resolution.

Contact Us To Learn More About Estate Administration

Schedule your free initial consultation by calling our Burnaby office at 778-653-7599 or send us an email.