Estate Planning isn’t just preparing a Will. Our skilled estate planning lawyers make sure all of our clients' assets pass in the manner that they wish. The result is complete peace of mind. We consider complexities such as:
Our goal is to work with you to devise strategies and structures to allow you to retire with family harmony maintained and your hard earned assets protected.
The team’s work may involve a Will with multiple Testamentary Trusts, an Enduring Power of Attorney, an Appointment of Enduring Guardian, an Advance Health Directive (Living Wills), a Control Deed to manage your Family Trust, a Superannuation Binding Death Benefit Nomination or a Superannuation Advance Transfer Directive. With a thorough estate plan, clients can also protect a family member’s inheritance from a future marriage, divorce or bankruptcy.
We have experience in:
If you’re wondering whether you need specialist estate planning advice, please give us a call. Having acted for many years in court disputes resulting from a Will maker’s failure to plan, we have compiled a list of risk factors.
On your death, a family member has questioned the validity of your Will. This means that they are asking the Court not to grant Probate of your Will.
When you think of estate planning, you think of grandparents, people aged 40 years plus, and couples starting a family. But what about the 18-30 year age group?
Blended families create special problems. Children of past marriages need to be considered and their interests protected, without it impacting on the needs of a current spouse or partner. The changing demographic of families in this modern age means the problems surrounding blended families are now more acute than ever.