Predrag (Peter) Tomic

Predrag (Peter) Tomic: Attorney with Field Law
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  • 400 - 444 7 AVE SW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 0X8
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Biography

Predrag (Peter) Tomic is a Calgary-based wills and estates lawyer with a focus on complex estate and trust litigation, estate planning and probate matters.

Executors and beneficiaries turn to Peter when facing contentious claims involving issues such as:

•Interpretation of wills
• Dependant relief
• Executor compensation
• Removal of executors
• Challenges to gifts
• Will challenges
• Transfers of assets into joint names
• Probate

Peter also handles power of attorney disputes, mental capacity litigation, adult guardianship proceedings and trusteeship issues. His clients vary widely, along with the size and type of the estate administration and planning issues they face. Many also have family businesses with cross-border operational issues requiring sophisticated succession planning strategies to ensure the seamless transition of business ownership and assets between generations.

Peter is working towards his designation as a Trust and Estate Practitioner through the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, an international body for professional advisors in the trust and estate administration field.

Value to Clients

Peter's estate litigation experience provides unique insight that enables him to prepare wills for clients without the unclear language and other avoidable mistakes that typically give rise to disputes down the road. Clients appreciate his role as a compassionate, trusted advisor while they are facing difficult and highly-emotional circumstances. When clients need advice or services outside his skill set, Peter connects them with other professionals within his extensive network who ensure every need is covered.

Outside the Office

Peter enjoys backcountry camping and hiking in the Alberta Rockies and studying languages. He is fluent in Serbian and Croatian, functional in French and is adding Tagalog to his repertoire.

Community

Kerby Centre
Volunteer
2016 - Present
Chinook Learning Services
Instructor
2015 - Present
Calgary Heritage Initiative Society
Board Member
2011 - Present

Experience

Nelson Estate (Re), 2014 ABQB 413, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta

Nelson Estate (Re), 2014 ABQB 765 (CanLII), Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

News + Views + Events

August 2017
LESA Estate Administration Fundamentals
Presentations
June 2017
Define who your children are in your will
June 2017
The King of Pop on death and taxes
March 2017
Bequest Management for Charities in Canada (2nd Edition)
Contributing Author - Predrag Tomic
Written for charities and their advisors, this book is a great legal and practical guide on managing bequests. Along with Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, the second edition has been expanded to include Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the eastern pro...
December 2015
Small Changes Big Impacts
February 2014
Important Changes to the Foreign Worker Program
June 2012
Empowering You Loved Ones for Informed Decision-Making

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Personal
  • Wills, Estates + Trusts
  • Estate / Trust Litigation + Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403 260 8511  Phone
403 264 7084  Fax
www.fieldlaw.com
University Attended:
McMaster University, Bachelor of Arts, Communications, 2006; McMaster University, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2006
Law School Attended:
University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, 2010
Year of First admission:
2011
Admission:
2011, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Wills and Trusts Section (South) Executive Member 2011-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Wills and Trusts Section (South) Member 2010-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Young Lawyers (South) Executive Member 2011-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Young Lawyers (South) Member 2010-Present
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Student Member 2013-Present

Languages:
Serbian; Croatian
Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: The reported cases below belong to Predrag (Peter) and are representative of Predrag (Peter)'s experience. Nelson Estate (Re) 2014 ABQB 765 (CanLII) Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta 2014; Nelson Estate (Re) 2014 ABQB 413 Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta 2014
ISLN:
922295721

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