PRACTICE AREAS

WILLS, ESTATE PLANNING & DECEASED ESTATES

Our Estate Planning and Estate Administration team has extensive experience and commercial acumen in assisting our clients with respect to planning and management of their assets and wealth.

We take the time to understand your objectives and circumstances and tailor a solution for your needs. It is worth planning strategies and structures to protect and plan the management of your assets, both during your life and after your death.

Our team can assist you with:

  • advice on business and family succession structures,

  • preparation of simple and complex Wills and trust arrangements,

  • estate planning advice and structures,

  • management of family disputes and contested Wills,

  • Powers of Attorney and other structures to assist flexibility with your personal and business affairs,

  • estate administration, Probate and Letters of Administration, and

  • restructuring.

Our Wills, Estate Planning & Deceased Estates Services

Wills and Estate Planning

Deceased Estates

Estate Disputes

Why Choose
Nevett Ford 

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Speak to your lawyer when you need to.

Initial fixed cost consultations, so you know where you stand before committing to a course of action.

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Personal, tailored service that accommodates your needs and what value you will get from our service, instead of one-size-fits-all approach.

Decades of experience and a wide range of service areas means we can draw on knowledge from across our firm to inform your decisions.

Who You’ll Work With

Peter Lumb
Andrew Lumb
Mei Ngo
Stephanie Chafer

Topics We’ve Written About

My Loved One Has Died. What Do I Do?

My Loved One Has Died. What Do I Do?

After the death of a loved one, it is important that you take the time to grieve for your loss. This emotional time can be made more stressful for some as there are legal steps that need to be taken during this difficult time.  Finalising someone’s affairs and...

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Estate Planning: The top 3 things you need to know

Estate Planning: The top 3 things you need to know

The idea of estate planning is often sensitive and daunting, which causes a lot of people to put it off for as long as possible. Unfortunately, the reality is that anything could happen to us at any point in time and this could create unnecessary financial mess when...

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Can I include cryptocurrency in my Will?

Can I include cryptocurrency in my Will?

Cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin has been gaining popularity over several years as a common investment for many people.  It is because of this growing interest in digital currency, there is now a need to provide for it in your Will.  As this form of asset is not your...

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Does My Separation Affect My Will?

Does My Separation Affect My Will?

A common misunderstanding that many clients have is that separating from a partner, or the process of a family law property settlement will automatically revoke a Will, when in fact a separation from a partner will only revoke a Will when divorce is finalised.  In...

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Busting Common Myths About Wills

Busting Common Myths About Wills

If you die without having a valid Will, then your assets will be distributed according to the laws of intestacy and could mean that your assets may not go to the people you want them to.  Having a written Will is the only way to guarantee that those who benefit from...

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    Contact us

    Nevett Ford Melbourne Pty Ltd

    ABN: 144 697 790

    Level 16, South Tower, Rialto Building, 525 Collins Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000