Senior Paralegal with Experience in Wills & Estates required for Burnaby Law Firm

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Our client, a Burnaby law firm specializing in Real Estate, Corporate & Commercial Law, and Wills, Estates & Trusts, is looking for a senior paralegal to hire to support their lawyers in the area of Wills and Estates.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Must be able to handle probates from start to finish
  • Handling all aspects of trust and estate administration
  • Maintaining checkbook and banking record; paying bills, and computing and disbursing beneficiary distributions
  • Computing and payment of executor and trustee commissions
  • Preparation of formal and informal estate and trust accountings
  • Marshalling assets and arranging for valuation as necessary
  • Reading and interpreting Wills and trust instruments;
  • Prepare and file all documents required to probate wills
  • Prepare receipt and release agreements, disclaimers, affidavits, accounting petitions
  • Handle issuance and revocation of letters and other miscellaneous proceedings including preparation of petitions and overseeing service on interested parties

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal diploma or certification
  • Experience drafting wills and estates
  • 5 years or more working in Wills & Estates
  • Strong knowledge of Wills Estates & Succession Act, MS Word, Excel Outlook, Adobe and BC Online
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
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