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Greater Vancouver Lawyers: Family Trusts

Family trusts are powerful tools that may allow an individual to retain control of corporate shares and other assets, while taking advantage of significant tax benefits for children and younger family members who are future beneficiaries. Goodwin & Mark LLP recognizes family trusts as practical, effective estate planning options that can save families a significant amount of money and help them avoid future disputes and estate litigation.

Lower Mainland Lawyers: Estate Planning Through a Family Trust

Family trusts are popular options for families largely due to their flexible nature. These unique tools are highly customizable and can be created based on the specific needs of a family. At Goodwin & Mark LLP, we often work with our clients' accountants to develop family trusts that minimize taxes and set up families for future success.

Families choose family trusts for many reasons and uses, including:

  • To reduce taxes through income splitting
  • To avoid a will dispute and estate litigation
  • To avoiding probate proceedings and fees
  • To protect investments for family members who are incapacitated
  • To save money for children's education
  • To plan for family business succession, including tax planning

At Goodwin & Mark LLP, we are experienced in drafting and administering family trusts. Our lawyers can assist you from the initial creation of a family trust to the final distribution, termination or winding up of the trust.

Our law firm provides work of the highest calibre, and we are dedicated to providing optimal results at reasonable rates. Call Goodwin & Mark LLP at 778-727-0128 to speak with an experienced Greater Vancouver lawyer about family trusts. To email us, please complete our online form and we will be in touch with you promptly.

Office Location

Goodwin & Mark LLP
Barristers and Solicitors

#217 - 713 Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC 
V3M 1B2

648 Sixth Street
New Westminster, BC
V3L 3C3
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Toll Free: 800-414-5097
Local: 778-727-0128
Fax: 604-526-8044

Our office is easily accessible by car and public transit. We are located one block from the New Westminster SkyTrain Station.

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