The Family Conference: A Preventive Tool in Estate Planning
Brown Lawyers EPC Presentation March 2016 Estate planning professionals recognize that Canadians face a difficult succession climate. Family dynamics, estrangements, mental health issues and poor financial planning have all contributed to challenging and challenged estate plans. Preventive law philosophy provides the tools for families to manage succession risks to prepare for a successful estate plan. This presentation is intended to inform the audience of preventive law principles and a specific tool of the Family Conference in estate planning. The Family Conference is a powerful tool to identify and manage risk to estate plans and to increase the probability of successful succession and contribute to family harmony.
Andrew Brown is Chief Visionary at Brown Lawyers PC. Andrew’s practice focuses on Estate Planning and Administration. Andrew is a past-President of the Estate Planners Council of Hamilton, frequent speaker at Estate Planning seminars and cable access programs. He is also the past-President of the Kiwanis Club of Hamilton, Inc. and board member of the Bereaved Families of Ontario.
Brown Lawyers PC believes in preventive practice to help individuals and businesses manage risks before they become legal problems. They promote a lifestyle of legal health and wellness which is designed to increase prosperity and success of our communities.