Appointment of Trustees

Sound Guidance in Matters of Fiduciary Duty

The appointment as a trustee of an estate or trust carries weighty responsibilities. The person chosen to fill that role must be one who is responsible and trustworthy, and has the discipline needed to fulfil his or her fiduciary duties. Guidance from an experienced estate planning lawyer can help you make the right decision.

At Levitt, Lightman, Dewar & Graham, LLP, we have been helping people in the Greater Toronto Area make sound decisions about wills, trusts and other estate law issues for more than 50 years. When it comes time for you to create your estate plan, we can explain the duties of a trustee and help you choose someone who can properly fulfil that role. We can also instruct the trustee regarding those duties and provide other services on an as-needed basis.

To learn more about the trust administration process and how our firm can help you, please contact Levitt, Lightman, Dewar & Graham, LLP.

Personalized Solutions to Help You Achieve Your Goals

When you come to our office regarding your will or estate administration matter, we will conduct an in-depth interview to understand your goals and the family dynamics of your situation. Working closely with you, we will identify one or more people whom we believe can fulfil the trustee's role and help you make a wise decision. Levitt, Lightman, Dewar & Graham, LLP, can also provide instruction to the trustee regarding his or her duties. In addition, we can apply for a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee With a Will or a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee Without a Will, and assist in other probate and estate administration duties.

Contact Our Etobicoke Estate Administration Lawyers

For a half-hour consultation about the appointment of a trustee, please contact our Etobicoke estate administration lawyers.