Advice and support in making Wills, Powers of Attorney and Guardianship Appointments and in administering deceased estates.
Losing a loved one is a traumatic and stressful event. A will is essential to ensure that appropriate provision is made for family and dependents and to minimise unwanted or troubling complexities. We provide advice and assistance in the drafting of Wills, Powers of Attorney and Guardianship Appointments together with advice in connection with all areas of estate planning.
Our wills and estates section is headed by Abigail Bindoff who has extensive experience in drafting wills, obtaining grants of probate or letters of administration and administering deceased estates. As a former member of the Guardianship and Administration Board Abigail is able to advise in connection with elder law issues.
We also provide executor and estate administration services where it is not possible or appropriate to appoint an individual or corporate trustee to administer the estate.
Our estates team has extensive experience in:
drafting and reviewing wills and other estate planning documents;
drafting special disability trusts, protective or testamentary trusts;
providing advice and representation for estate disputes including testator family maintenance claims;
obtaining grants of probate and letters of administration;
providing support and advice regarding the administration of deceased estates.
Providing expert advice and professional services through our team of lawyers, paralegals and support staff.
Finding strategic direction, innovation and solutions grounded in years of experience.
Building trust through care, confidentiality and focussing on the needs of our clients.