Toronto Domestic Canadian and Cross-Border Law Firm

Person-Centred, Solution-Focused Service to Individuals and Families

At the Toronto law firm of Polten & Associates, our bilingual English- and German-speaking lawyers and professional staff are committed to securing the best possible legal results both for private individuals and for families in a manner that is highly responsive, yet efficient, timely and cost-effective.

Canadian and Cross-Border Services

Our lawyers and legal assistants are fluent at a professional level in English and German, and have access to an extensive network of contacts with law firms and legal practitioners across Canada and German-speaking Europe, including Germany, Austria and Switzerland. We possess the experience and expertise to help both English-speaking and German-speaking individuals and families with a broad range of issues.

Wills and Estates

We apply our unparalleled experience and expertise to handling issues in the area of wills and estates, including those having a factual and/or legal connection to Germany. Our specialty areas are:

  • Wills and powers of attorney
  • Estate administration
  • Estate trustee counsel
  • Estate litigation, including will challenges and capacity disputes
  • Wills and trusts interpretation

The founding lawyer of our firm, Eric P. Polten, has supervised the writing of the following articles pertaining to Canadian and German Succession Law:

Family Law

We have the skills, knowledge and legal resources at hand to resolve family law matters, including issues encompassing a factual and/or legal connection to Germany. Our substantial experience covers:

  • Separation and divorce issues
  • Division of property and debts
  • Spousal support/alimony
  • Child custody, access and support

The founding lawyer of our firm, Eric P. Polten, has supervised the writing of the following article pertaining to Canadian and German Divorce Law:

Polten & Associates is committed to finding the best possible solutions for private individuals and families alike, whether English- or German-speaking, resident in Canada or in Europe. Contact us to speak in English or German to an experienced Toronto lawyer about your legal needs.

Call from the Toronto area 647-724-4175 or from elsewhere toll free 1-866-322-6521.