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Wills & Estates Newfoundland

While few people want to think about the end of life, the responsibility of protecting the future of your family and business does require careful consideration and preparation. Gittens & Associates offers you the benefit of decades of legal experience in helping clients with wills and estates in Newfoundland. From estate planning to complex estate litigation, our lawyers in Newfoundland are able to assist clients with all aspects of estate matters.

We can answer your questions and help you to understand the legal implications of:

  • Dying without Leaving a Will
  • Having a Power of Attorney—and How It Can Be an Important Estate Planning Document That Can Save Your Family Time, Stress and Substantial Legal Costs
  • A Family Member Having to Go into a Long-Term Care Facility

Our Estate Practice Group is able to assist clients in the following areas:

  • Will/ Mirror Wills
  • Probate or Administration of Estates
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Guardianship
  • Advanced Health Care Directives (Living Will)
  • Estate Disputes
  • Estate Litigation

Contesting Wills in Newfoundland

The decision to contest a will is never easy. However, if you feel that the actual wishes of the deceased are not clearly understood and acted upon, the Gittens & Associates Estate Practice Group is experienced in estate litigation and in resolving estate disputes. Contact our St. John’s office: we have helped many clients assess their case and contest wills in Newfoundland.

Building Security for Your Dependents

Your Gittens & Associates lawyers will do their utmost to help you thoroughly plan your estate and appropriately provide for your dependents. Many clients approach the process of writing their will with trepidation – and leave with greater peace of mind, knowing that they have done their best for their families, their business and their communities. Call the Gittens & Associates office nearest you for help with wills in Newfoundland.