Wills & Estates
Making a will is one of the most important and consequential documents you will ever make in your life.
Our estate planning lawyers will assist you to make sure you deal with your estate effectively and consider all the issues that might arise regarding your estate when making a will.
Our estate planning lawyers will meet with you so you can tell us how you want to leave your estate. They will then talk you through any issues with how you want to leave your estate, and work with you to prepare a will that reflects your wishes.
Our estate planning lawyers can also prepare powers or attorney and guardianship to take account of contingencies that might happen while you are alive.
Our team can assist you with:
- simple wills
- complex wills including discretionary and protective
- testamentary trusts
- family trusts deeds
- succession planning for businesses
- the appointment of guardians
- enduring powers of attorney
Family Provisions claims
Family provision litigation is often a very emotional matter and due to strict time limits for making a claim under the Succession Act, often occurs under very difficult circumstances for all involved.
Our team is experienced in acting for executors in family provision matters. We also act for those eligible to make a claim under the Succession Act if they have not been properly provided for in a will.
Our team can help you with:
- advice on entitlements
- negotiations and mediation