Protecting your Legal Rights with Wills, Estates & Representation

Serving Prescott-Russell, Clarence-Rockland and all of Ottawa

At Simard & Associates, we believe that when it comes to the most important legal documents of your life, wills and estates planning documentation is second to none. With professional legal assistance and foresight, you can help reduce the stress for your surviving loved ones and aim to keep family feuds at bay! Our team of wills and estate lawyers can successfully guide you through the steps required to craft robust documentation that will result in sound end-of-life decisions for both personal and business matters. We have the skills and experience required to assist you in planning for illness, disabilities, incapacitation, or aging. Our wills and estate planning lawyers serve clients in Clarence-Rockland, Prescott-Russell and all of the Ottawa region.

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Whether it is business succession planning, ongoing wealth transfer, representation through trusts and powers of attorney, or inheritance planning, Simard and Associates can help! We have proudly represented our community since 1996 and aim to provide compassionate and professional assistance for these sensitive legal matters. Our team of estate lawyers will listen to your concerns, answer any questions you have, and work with you to achieve your goals. Come to us with the confidence that we will:

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  • Help you understand the importance of organizing the ownership and succession of your assets and debts.
  • Advise you on the various aspects to consider while planning your will, estates, trusts and powers of attorney.
  • Work closely with you and your other professional partners, such as financial advisors, tax planners, estate administrators, or business legal teams to get the necessary documentation support and develop tailor-made plans as per your requirements.
  • Ensure that the documents for your will, estate planning or trust creation are drawn up in a manner that honour your wishes and protect the interest of your loved ones in difficult, unforeseen circumstances, or when the inevitable happens.
  • Assist you in the creation of practical, legally-sound documents that hold up under any subsequent court scrutiny or disputes.

At Simard & Associates, we understand that the process of drafting wills and estate planning is a complex one, with a range of sensitivities involved. Legal matters such as these are highly personal and may bring intense emotions along with them. Our team of lawyers offers compassion and understanding when guiding you through the complicated process of creating a will, assigning your heirs and successors, and checking every box on your estate planning tasklist. You can rest assured that we will attentively listen to your goals and objectives before putting together the best strategies to facilitate the distribution of your estate after your passing.

Wills & Estates Planning in Rockland and Ottawa

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Wills & Estates Services Offered

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Wills and codicils

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Estate planning (e.g., estate freezes) and multiple tax planned wills

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Estate administration

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Powers of attorney (i.e., for property and personal care)

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Trusts

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Estate litigation

Our Lawyers

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MARC Y. SIMARD

Senior Counsel

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CATHERINE M. CALVERT

Managing Lawyer & Mediator

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ÉLYSSA A. POTVIN

Lawyer

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CAROLYNNE D. MARLEAU

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