Estate Planning

Helping Pass Wealth From One Generation to the Next

  • Do you want to reduce taxes and probate fees?
  • Do you want to ensure an orderly and effective passage of wealth to your heirs?

Reducing the Cost of Dying

We can help you reduce probate taxes, reduce income taxes, and coordinate efforts to reduce death taxes on account of the United States and other jurisdictions. ​

Tradition Law LLP, Estates & Trusts is a Winnipeg law firm focusing on estates, trusts and incapacity. Our lawyers lecture and publish in this area, providing education to the public and to other lawyers.

Improving the Lives of Beneficiaries

We help clients across a wide range, whether their affairs are complex or simple.

  • Basic and complex wills.
  • Trusts and corporate structuring.
  • Powers of attorney, living wills and incapacity planning.
  • Assisting clients with diminished mental capacity to put wills and other documents into place.

The Tradition Law LLP Estate Planning Team

John Poyser, B.A., LL.B., TEP

  • Support to other team members around estate planning, trusts, disabled heirs, blended families, Canadian and International tax and capacity assessment.
  • Author of Capacity and Undue Influence and co-author of 'Taxation of Trusts and Estates'.

John Delaney, B.A., LL.B., TEP

  • General estate planning.
  • Focus on corporate structuring as adjunct to estate planning, and corporate and commercial transactions.

Cynthia Hiebert-Simkin, LL.B.

  • General estate planning.
  • Focus blended family and elder law.
  • Active in national projects to educate and assist people who handle financial affairs for loved ones.
  • Past chair of the Wills and Estates Section of the Canadian Bar Association.

Ryan Gorlick, B.A., LL.B

  • Provides in-court litigation services

Krista Clendenning B.A., LL. B.

  • General estate planning
  • Board member for Continuity Care