Bookman Law Professional Corp. — Estate Litigation Advice — Estate Lawyers in Toronto

Everyone’s estate law circumstances are unique. At Bookman Law we treat every individual case with the same meticulous diligence and care.

Too often we find that someone holding a power of attorney has abused their authority, breached their position of trust and taken property that rightly belongs to others. The legal team at Bookman Law knows how to remedy that wrong.

Leading Estate Law in Toronto, Ontario

Bookman Law is recognized as a leading family law firm in Ontario. Bookman Law will protect you and your loved ones from financial predators. We will make certain that your estate or that of your relative is properly distributed and that everyone receives their fair share.

What Our Clients Say

Estate Law Needs

After a parent or close relative dies we often find out that their estate has been redirected to someone who has unduly influenced them to change their will. This is an injustice that can be corrected and Bookman Law will help you get that result.

Bookman Law will help you make sure you are not denied your entitlement.

No matter what your family law need might be, we will lead the way.

Whether your issue involves:

  • – Probate Disputes
  • – Power of Attorney Disputes
  • – Estate Accounting and Administration Disputes
  • – Challenges to the validity of the Will
  • – Disinheritance
  • – Any other Estate Law issue

A message from Steven Bookman

“Laws regarding Estate Law can be surprisingly unclear.In my practice I have had the pleasure of helping hundreds of families to navigate through complex estate disputes. At Bookman Law we are always trying to make the process more clear and less taxing.

This page is meant to serve as a FAQ for those looking for unbiased information about estate litigation. These are things that most people don’t know. I have tried to cover the most pressing questions but please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions I have missed.

If you or someone you know could benefit from a free consultation regarding Estate Law, please click here to fill out a free consultation form.”

 

This is what we specialize in. Don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and call – we are here to support you, no matter your situation.

Estate Law: Frequently Asked Questions Answered By Top Lawyers

Estate Basics

What is an “estate”?

In Ontario the the definition of an estate is, “the property that a person owns or has a legal interest in.” The term is often used to describe the assets and liabilities left by a person after death.

Estate Distribution

How are estates distributed?

  • When a person dies with a will, the estate is distributed according to the directions in the will.
  • When a person dies without a valid will (intestate), Ontario’s law on intestate succession requires a specific distribution of the estate.


You don’t have to go through this alone – request a free consultation and leave the rest up to us.

Additional External Estate Litigation Resources

Navigating the ins and outs of estate law can be very overwhelming, especially in a time of stress and exhaustion. These resources can help answer some basic questions you may have about estate litigation in Ontario. If you have any questions regarding the family law process, divorce process, or child custody process, please contact us or request free a consultation.

We are here to help, no one should have to struggle through their case alone.

Steven Bookman
Steven is the founding lawyer at Bookman Law. His experience and determination permit him to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients. He is a respected advocate and strong negotiator. Steven writes and publishes in the areas of family and estate law, mentors young lawyers and instructs students in these specialized fields. [email protected]

Steven M. Bookman

Founding Lawyer
Gillian Bookman
Gillian is an accomplished advocate who focuses on the legal and the emotional needs of her clients. Her diverse background in law, business and social work allows her to effectively focus on the needs of her clients. She combines her legal knowledge, her compassion for her clients and her legal skills to provide the best possible results. [email protected]

Gillian H. Bookman

Barrister and Solicitor
Chris Stankiewicz
Chris Stankiewicz focuses on family law and estates litigation. He is committed to achieving the best possible outcome for clients, whether it is through the court process, negotiation or mediation. Chris has extensive experience in representing clients through all stages of the litigation process, including examinations, conferences, motions trials and appeals. [email protected]

Chris Stankiewicz

Barrister and Solicitor