4th annual farm succession planning seminars for South region

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
January 22, 2018 - 2:50pm

LETHBRIDGE -  For those in the farming and ranching community who are nearing retirement and considering succession planning, there is some help a hand.
Stringam law offices will be hosting the 4th annual farm succession planning seminars next week (Jan 29 to Feb 1).  The free events are slated for five locations in the south region. Travis Bissett, a Lawyer with Stringam LLP, explains that succession planning will enable a smoother transition from one generation to the next.
“Having farm succession experts involved in the estate planning process is important to ensure cherished relationships, wishes, and farm assets are protected. With our team approach and experience, we are able to guide farming families and help them start (and finish) the conversation of planning for the future.”
A team of law, tax and financial planning professionals will conduct the interactive seminars to help you protect your land and legacy, while reducing conflict, costs and misunderstandings.  Each seminar will offer an overview of options, provide insight into the tools each professional can offer and will help participants develop a transition strategy for the future.
The seminar presenters include:

Stephen C. Mogdan and R. Travis Bissett, Lawyers, Stringam LLP
Rebecca Sanford, CPA, CA, Tax Manager, KPMG Enterprise
Master Financial Planner, Wealth and Succession Planning
Seminars will run from 2:00 to 4:00-PM at the following locations:

- Monday, Jan 29, at the Taber Library, Program Room, 5415 50th Avenue
Stavely - Tuesday, Jan 30, at the Stavely Community Centre, Small Hall-Lodge Hall, 5109 52nd Street.
Pincher Creek
- Wednesday, Jan 31, at the Lebel Mansion, 696 Kettles Street
Fort Macleod
- Thursday, Feb 1, at the Royal Canadian Legion, 159 23rd Street
- February 1, at the Holiday Inn, 2375 Mayor Magrath Drive South.
For more information, check out the Strigam law offices website or call Justine Peters at 403-328-5577.

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