Wills and Estates

The death of a family member is a traumatic personal experience.  Having to deal with complex legal matters while grieving is challenging at the best of times.  We can assist executors, trustees and guardians in dealing with their legal and administrative obligations.  We advise in respect of estate planning and succession, estate administration and the litigious processes from grant of probate and letters of administration to claims by related persons.  

We have extensive experience in wills, probate and administration of deceased estates and can assist with the following:

  • wills (including testamentary trust wills)
  • power of attorney and enduring guardianship documentation
  • applications for probate and letters of administration
  • applying for re-seals of interstate or overseas probate grants(where applicable)
  • administering deceased estates
  • acting on contested wills and family provision claims under the Succession Act, 2006
  • advising on tax effective asset structuring in the context of death
  • estate planning and succession planning