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Protect Your Family, Property and Peace of Mind

Take care of your loved ones and yourself with proper estate planning. Jackie, Handerek & Forester gives you experienced assistance in making decisions now that can help make the future more secure if you become unable to manage your own affairs through absence, disability or death. Jackie, Handerek & Forester offers secure storage of all documents for our clients. Please, call to book an appointment in Leduc, Edmonton, Devon or Beaumont.

Non-Contentious Estates
Fees - $2,250 plus 1% of gross value of Estate based on the recommended fee schedule in the rules dealing with estates.

You have many reasons to entrust a qualified professional to assist with the administration of a loved one’s estate. The experienced lawyers of Jackie, Handerek & Forester can determine complex estate requirements:

● If a court application is necessary
● If the estate needs to be probated
● Properly handling the assets of the deceased
● Dealing with final details

Wills
Individual - $350 plus disbursements and GST
Couple - $500 plus disbursements and GST

Having a properly prepared and executed Last Will & Testament ensures that those who you want to inherit your estate will be the ones to do so. Having a professional prepare your Last Will & Testament will give you confidence and peace of mind that the matters of your estate will be dealt with according to your wishes. Fees may vary depending on the complexity of the will.

Personal Directives
Individual - $200 plus disbursements and GST
Couple - $300 plus disbursements and GST

This document is prepared to appoint an Agent to act on your behalf with respect to making decisions for you. Some examples are health care, accommodation, long-term care, and other personal decisions that you may be unable to make or convey due to circumstances.

Enduring Power of Attorney
Individual - $200 plus disbursements and GST
Couple - $300 plus disbursements and GST

A Power of Attorney appoints a lawyer to act on your behalf with respect to making any financial decisions. The two types of POA are:

● Springing Enduring Power of Attorney, effective upon you becoming mentally incapable of making
   decisions or you declaring in writing that it is to become effective
● Enduring Power of Attorney effective upon the signing of the document
Any 2 of the Above Services
Individual - $450 plus disbursements and GST
Couple - $650 plus disbursements and GST
All 3 of the Above Services
Individual - $600 plus disbursements and GST
Couple - $800 plus disbursements and GST