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10 People wrote to us:
  1. Katy Basi is one of the most competent professionals I have ever met.

    She handled both my wife’s will and my personal & business wills. Katy has the ability to take legal jargon that is way over our heads and translate it so that we can understand better what is written. Katy was wonderful to deal with and we are so grateful to have met her.

    Both my wife and I strongly recommend using Katy Basi Law for Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning.

    Peter & Louise


    February 9, 2019
  2. We were referred to Basi Law by a firm helping our family business with estate planning. We were told that Katy Basi would be great to work with and it would be worth driving to Richmond Hill from the Niagara area.

    Kati was able to clearly lay out everything that would be needed for our wills and powers of attorney. She was intimately familiar with the current laws in Ontario and how they would affect our family planning decisions. She was able to help us make the right decisions for our family and our situation and had the answers that helped us feel comfortable with our choices.

    Our lives are very busy, and it’s hard for us to get things like this done without them dragging on forever. With Katy, we were able to wrap things up quickly and efficiently. When a recent court decision may have affected our wills, she called us in to make a quick adjustment at no extra cost to us.

    My wife and I highly recommend Basi Law.

    Mike and Leslie


    February 4, 2019
  3. As an Investment Advisor for almost 18 years, I have worked with several estate planning lawyers over the years to help my clients. Katy Basi was my favourite. I thought that her legal work was excellent and that her costs were very fair. I liked her “up front” information gathering process, how she spoke with my clients to confirm their wishes, and how she prepared an “executive summary” of their wills when it came time to sign documents. She did a great job on my own estate planning too!

    I thought that Katy’s intake document was excellent. It brought up many key issues for my clients ahead of meeting with her. This document enabled them to use Katy’s time efficiently, and therefore saved them money.

    I once had a very important client with a very complex personal situation. She was a professional who owned a business, was on her second marriage and had two kids. She also had both significant real estate and investment holdings. At the end of the process, she was happy with both Katy’s legal work and her bill. That client was just one of the many clients I have referred to Katy over many years. They all speak highly of her work.

    Jim Balmer


    January 28, 2019
  4. I have really enjoyed working with Katy in preparing my will. I have complex legacy issues and Katy was able to ask the right questions to produce a document that addressed all my requests and needs. She explained the options clearly and simply. Her working environment is relaxed and she is warm and very patient. I have always felt at ease asking her questions and even re asking those questions when I lose track of the answers.

    I also was very glad to see how conscientious and pro-active Katy was when she became aware of a recent judgement that could affect how my will might be interpreted. She immediately alerted me to this development and brought me in and adjusted the will free of charge. I have recommended her to several people in my family with great confidence.

    Evelyn


    January 1, 2019
  5. My wife and I were instructed to do our wills, powers of attorney, etc. and were referred to Katy and team by a friend. From the beginning of the process to the end, it was seamless. These types of decisions, tasks can get pushed to the back burner as life can get in the way, but Katy’s team kept on top of us so we could get the process completed. They were thorough, efficient and very reasonable with their fee.

    Recently a change occurred within the Ontario government and we received an email from Katy saying we had to make a modification to our will in order for it to be valid. She brought us in, all of the paperwork was ready and it took just a few minutes to be completed. All of that and there were no additional fees!

    We have and will continue to recommend our friends and family to Katy and team. Thank you Katy!

    Mike and Sharna


    December 29, 2018
  6. Dear Katy,

    I want to extend an extra special Thank You to Katy Basi for providing professional and personal service in the updating of my mother, Louise T’s Power of Authority and preparation of her Will. Even though they were rather simple and straightforward documents, Katy made a special trip to her retirement home twice. The second was with printer in tow so Louise did not have to tavel. She patiently went through the documents to ensure that my elderly mother fully understood and comprehended all the legal documentations presented to her. Katy’s calm nature set her at ease throughout the process.

    It was a pleasure working with Katy and I would recommend her services to all my clients and friends. I am relieved that this task has been done so efficiently and with the utmost care and consideration, and I know that when the time arises to need these documents, they will be well prepared.

    Sincerely,
    Pam


    December 3, 2013
  7. Dear Katy,

    Thank you for working with us on our wills. This was long overdue (the biggest procrastination of our life) and we just couldn’t wrap our heads around this project until we met you.

    You gave us so much valuable information and tips and made the whole process simple and enjoyable. We loved working with you and will wholeheartedly recommend you to our family and friends.

    Kind regards,
    Irina & Alex


    August 2, 2013
  8. In my life, I have had three wills and powers of attorney documents done. Once when I was starting my career, once a few years ago after I got married, and the last was done recently with Katy Basi. By far the most thorough and in-depth Wills and Powers of Attorney process I have gone through was with Katy Basi. She knows her stuff.

    I was dumbfounded how many things were missing in my previous Wills. Things that were never discussed and things I certainly never thought of myself. What Katy created made my previous Will look like it had been done by an amateur, and I can assure you the bill I received for this inferior document was not amateur fees.

    Katy spends the time to explain everything in your Will and Last Testament so you understand what will happen to your assets when you die. I know what will happen if I die, I also know what will happen if both my wife and I die, what happens to my kid’s in that event and know that they will be taken care of.

    If you need to have your Wills and Power of Attorneys done, look no further than Katy Basi. She is very knowledgeable and I am sure will do an outstanding job for you as she has done for me.

    Sincerely,
    Dr. Jesse


    May 2, 2013
  9. Dear Katy

    After over two years in a very complicated legal matter it seemed as though the dirt was piling up and the mud was so thick I couldn’t see where I was going. Funny enough neither did the other lawyers, especially around Trust Law which is significant in this case. They had never taken the time to learn and understand the case fully where all laws were concerned. You knew what documents and questions to ask for and surprisingly very quickly understood and analyzed the case. You cleared the mud from not only my eyes but other lawyers as well. You also came up against a pretty tough accountant and by dealing with him in a non demanding, persuasive way you were able to eventually reveal the truth.

    Thankfully what you discovered was to my favour and even if it hadn’t have been to see the picture in a way that I could understand was unbelievably refreshing.

    You are a most brilliant and knowledgeable lawyer, and gave me the outmost confidence that you would guide me to the truth and possibilities of my case.
    To say thank you for your professionalism and effective manor in which you dealt with the other professionals is not enough. You are a sincere and authentic lawyer, unfortunately rare, without prejudice, in what I have viewed of your profession thus far.

    Not only have a recommended you to everyone I know I have strongly recommended you to my other lawyers as well.

    Warm regards and thanks,
    Barbara

    PS – Barb later added the following quote:
    “without knowledge and understanding I was a victim to the circumstances laid before me. After meeting with you I was no longer a victim and my position become one of power.”


    March 2, 2013
  10. Dear Katy:

    Thank you so much for assisting me in getting my Will and Powers of Attorney set up the way I had intended. This may not seem like much but it is huge to me. You see, I thought I had everything organized so that my estate would be disbursed the way I had imagined. Little did I know…..

    I appreciate you providing me with a list detailing the documents that would assist you in your review and, if necessary, establishing new documents. This made it easy for me to know what I needed to provide you. It also was a strong indicator of the depth you would be going. I was impressed.

    I appreciate that you came to my home. This made it easier to pull out documents that I had neglected to provide. Plus I didn`t have to worry about finding parking in an unfamiliar location, no traffic issues. Again, you made it easy for me. Again I was impressed.

    I appreciate your thorough review of my documents and the skill with which you were able to discover areas of possible weakness that needed further discussion. As you explained to me the consequences of what was written, we discovered that my estate was not going to be disbursed as I had intended. We even had a few laughs over it all. Impressed? Once again YES.

    I appreciate all that you did Katy – your professionalism, attention to detail, friendly personality, thoroughness, skill and knowledge all played a huge part in making this a pleasant and fruitful experience.
    I learned several valuable lessons through this process. A few examples….. Expert advice is worth it. Expert advice does not have to cost a fortune. Katy Basi is an expert and is worth talking to about your estate planning. You can trust her!

    Thank you so much, Kati.
    Doreen


    November 2, 2012