Wills, Estates and Probates

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Many people avoid talking what happens to their assets and affairs after death. Its an often neglected but very important component of management of your personal affairs. If you have a family and want to make provisions for them after you’re not able to do so, then you need to do something about that.

Call our team of lawyers and get some advice about Effective Estate Planning, Wills and the overall management of your personal affairs. We will help you put in place arrangements to give you peace of mind in the event of illness or hardship and comfort in knowing that your family has been provided for after you’ve passed.

We will advise and assist in looking at:

  • Asset protection
  • The preparation of a Will.
  • Planning for illness or incapacity
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Appointment of Guardian
  • Probate
  • Minimising potential future Estate Litigation
  • Tax benefits of Testamentary Trusts

An individually-tailored estate plan will mean that you control the future of your assets and save your family and beneficiaries from costly proceedings.

We commit to utilising creative legal solutions to protect you and your family’s interest and to maximise the monetary potential of your assets.

We can also advise you on the best strategy to adapt and revise your existing plan to suit your changing circumstances.

Probate & Administration

If you are an Executor of a Will, there are many obligations and duties and responsibilities that flow as a result. Many people don’t realise that there are potential liabilities as well if the Estate affairs aren’t management properly or in a timely manner.

That’s why it’s important to get good advice early on and have an experienced team take care of the paperwork and process.

We are happy to help you navigate through the difficult period after a loved one has passed on, doing so with professionalism and the sensitivity required.

Powers of Attorney & Enduring Guardianship

Having a structure and system in place in the event of illness or injury or incapacitation is so important and yet so many people neglect or avoid that. In the same way as having insurances on home or your car ‘just in case’ something happens, you should also consider how important it is to have appointments in place to manage your personal affairs ‘just in case’ something happens to you.

We will assist in drafting and advising on;

  • Powers of Attorney
  • Enduring Guardianship,
  • “Living Wills”
  • Advance Directives

We can help you with the formal processes required for valid appointments so that your wishes and views are taken into account and followed even if you’re not well enough to tell anyone.

 

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