A Will is a legal document that details what you’d like to happen with your estate and help to plan your estate. It helps ensure your assets are protected and enables you to appoint a guardian for your children. It also names who is responsible for carrying out your wishes. This person is known as the executor of your will.

Our team has extensive experience and expertise in advising clients in all aspects of Wills and can help you Prepare.

Key contact

Emma has extensive experience in advising clients in estate planning and estate administration, trust establishment, and ongoing administration, trust...

Our team

Marie is a Lawyer in our Melbourne Private Clients team.

Kyelie is a lawyer in our Brisbane Private Clients team.

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