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
Our Wills, Estate Planning & Deceased Estates Services
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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.
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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...
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...
A Power of Attorney is a legally binding document which gives another person(s) or trustee organisation the power to act and make decisions on your behalf on matters ranging from financial matters, personal matters or medical treatment. In the unfortunate event that...
Mutual Wills are Wills made by two individuals, usually husband and wife, which create a binding contract not to amend or revoke them without the knowledge or consent of the other. The effect of Mutual Wills is that when one person dies the survivor’s Will is...
What is normally on your to-do list when preparing for a wedding? Rings, dress, reception, cake and champagne to name a few. Have you considered though that you should be adding either a review of your Will or making a Will. If you already have a Will, you may not...
There is no simple answer to this question. There is no single repository of Wills, and a Will does not need to have been registered. It is customary practice for original Wills to be kept by individuals in their safe storage or by lawyers who prepared the Will. A...