Estate Law

Estate lawyer

Have you been named to be the liquidator of an estate in the last will and testament of a family member or a close friend? Do you have questions regarding inheritance or wills? Are you unfamiliar with the concepts of successions and estates? The lawyers of Alepin Gauthier, situated in Laval, can assist you with all matters of Estate Law. The death of any person leads automatically to the opening of a succession which, at that time, can be very difficult to manage and understand.

For this reason, the lawyers of Alepin Gauthier who work in the area of Estate Law can assist you at each step, and counsel you on how to proceed.

Whether your questions deal with wills, specific bequests, heirs, liquidators, debts, or the obligations of each person involved in a succession, our lawyers are there to provide pertinent answers with respect to the estate and succession that must be managed.

Our lawyers will be there to provide legal information, and advice and assistance before the opening of a succession or during the settlement procedures of any estate.

Inheritance law

At Alepin Gauthier, we are aware that the division of the family patrimony is often a delicate subject and a source of inheritance disputes, when it comes to the equitable distribution of the inheritance. When a family member dies, it is necessary to proceed with the settlement of his or her estate and the distribution of his or her assets among the heirs in the most appropriate manner.

This can sometimes lead to family conflicts, especially in the case of an unclear will or inheritance tax. In these situations, it is recommended to call upon a lawyer specializing in inheritance law for better advice.

The lawyers of Alepin Gauthier offer such services as:

Verifying and/or contesting wills

Analysis of the clauses in a will

The determination of who are the rightful heirs

The designation of the liquidator succession

Any questions regarding an inheritance

The liquidation of matrimonial regimes and rights related to marriage

The preparation of an inventory

Determining the patrimony of the deceased

The publication of notices

The administration of the property of the estate

The payments of debts

The final division of an estate

Any irregularities that appear

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