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Restructuring & Insolvency
Wills & Estates
LAW SCHOOL: University of Western Ontario
BAR ADMISSIONS: Alberta (2006)
Crista’s experience and expertise provides her clients with peace of mind when it comes to protecting their assets and beneficiaries. With a practice that focuses on estate litigation, as well as estate administration and planning, Crista has assisted numerous executors through the administration process, including providing assistance when claims are made against the estate. Crista has been involved in numerous estate applications including: support for dependent family members, variation of trusts, challenges to the validity of a Will and executor negligence. Crista has a particular interest in matters pertaining to the validity of a Will when capacity is in issue. Crista is committed to providing creative solutions to these often difficult and sensitive situations.
Crista has assisted numerous small business owners with succession planning issues relating to family held businesses. She appreciates both the financial and personal decisions involved in transitioning a family business and can assist you through the process in a proactive and thoughtful manner.
Crista’s commercial litigation practice focuses on contractual disputes and creditor rights. Crista advises institutional lenders and trustees in bankruptcy on their legal rights. Crista has developed a practice in assisting trustees in bankruptcy when family claims interact with the bankruptcy proceedings.
Professional Associations, Affiliations and Community Activities:
Estate Administration and Estate Planning