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Wills & Estates

There are only two certainties in life, Death and Taxes… we can't help to prevent them but we can help you plan!  The most important document in the event of your death is a Will.

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Step one

We arrange a Zoom session for you with a staff member to collect the relevant information and take your instructions. This session is FREE and will allow us to have the details to provide you with an obligation free quote.  Once we know the details of what your instructions are we would provide you with a letter of advice and the costs to draft the Will. You would not incur any costs until you are provided with and sign our client services agreement (CSA) . Only when you are happy with our quote sign and return our CSA would the matter then progress to step two. 

Step two

An experienced solicitor would draft your Will using the data collected and send it to you for consideration. 

Step three

We arrange another Zoom and take any further instructions or make your requested changes. 

Step four

We provide you with a completed Will. You would then have it executed by two witnesses over the age of 18 years. The witnesses should not be beneficiaries under your Will and must be present at the same time to witness your signature. 

Step five

. Upon your passing the Court will require the original Will to grant probate. You would return the executed Will to us to hold on your behalf. We would provide you with a certified copy for your convenience.

More information 

A Will is an important document which gives proper directions to your executor and the Court in the disbursement of your estate according to your wishes. We don’t believe this can be properly done by a 15-minute online Will form.

Your Will provides for the distribution of the assets owned in your name at the time of your death to your beneficiaries. It also provides a framework for finalisation of funeral arrangements and other matters pending at the time of your death.

If you do not have a valid Will, then the laws of intestacy will apply.

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What is intestacy?

If no will is found, it is usually presumed the deceased died intestate, that is, without a will.

If you do die without a will, your estate does not automatically pass to the State (Crown), as is often assumed. The Succession Act 2006 (NSW), The Succession Act 1981 (QLD) sets out the order in which your eligible relatives will inherit your estate. It is only if you die without eligible relatives that your estate will pass to the State which must still observe certain considerations.

Making your will

Making a will is no different to making a business plan or travel plan- this ensures you make your own decisions about who will inherit your estate, rather than having the intestacy rules apply. You can choose the beneficiaries you like for example your favourite charity, a friend or a remote relative who may not be included under the intestacy rules. Properly constructing your will with clear instructions saves your family and loved ones a great deal of administrative work, anxiety and pain. It eliminates the need to make them go through the process of establishing themselves as eligible relatives.

Other Considerations

Where property is owned jointly as tenants in common, the deceased owner's share will be distributed in accordance with their Will. Where property is owned as joint tenants, the deceased owner's share will be transferred to the surviving owner – with joint tenants the property is not part of the deceased's estate and therefore the Will does not apply.

You need to consider whether a basic Will is appropriate for your circumstances, or whether more comprehensive estate planning is required to provide a testamentary trust to ensure your beneficiaries interests in your estate are better protected from attacks from estranged spouses, creditors, bankruptcy trustee or perhaps even themselves due to current or possible future financial or behavioural problems.
We work with both NSW and QLD jurisdictions, please contact us for a free 1 hour consultation where we will evaluate your circumstances, provide you with a letter of advice and a costs agreement for your consideration.

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Our team is committed to taking as much care with your matters as they would with their own.


Honesty need not be articulated but must be demonstrated. Key attributes are, transparency, authenticity, truthfull responses.


We will stand in your shoes and commit to carrying out your instructions in a diligent and timely manner.


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