Will & Estate Planning Lawyers Melbourne & Mt Waverley VIC

Wills & Estates

Providing high quality wills & estates legal services in Mount Waverley, Glen Waverley, Chadstone, Ashburton and surrounding Melbourne suburbs...

Whether you need advice drafting or reviewing a will, have a more complex estate dispute issue, or need help with estate and retirement planning, our experienced lawyers, who are accredited specialists in wills & estates, can help you.

Our Wills and Estates legal services:

We provide excellent customised estate planning structures for individuals, couples and families. It may be a simple Will a more complex testamentary trust or include Powers of Attorney, an Advanced Care Directive and an Appointment of a Medical Treatment Decision Maker, i.e. documents that prescribe how you will be cared for if you are unable to make your own decisions. 

Estate Administration, Probate

Our wills & estates team can assist administrators and executors of estates in obtaining grants of representation, probate, or letters of administration. We can also advise on will disputes relating to the estate. If you have been appointed as an executor we can assist you in understanding what your rights and responsibilities are in carrying out your duties.

Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)

A grant of probate or letters of Administration must be obtained in order to claim a Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) from an aged care facility. Contact us for a 'deceased estate checklist' to get the process underway.

Challenging a Will

If you believe that you should have been included in a will but haven't or if insufficient provision has been made for you; you are an executor or beneficiary and are disputing the terms of the will; or you are an executor faced with a challenge by a beneficiary contact us for expert advice.

Succession Planning – Superannuation & Life Insurance

Like superannuation, death benefits payable under a life insurance policy do not form part of a deceased's estate. We can advise you how to make and update a binding death benefit nomination.

Succession Planning – Business

We provide legal advice on business succession planning in your retirement and in planning your estate.

Our office locations

Our wills, estates and probate lawyers are conveniently located at both our Melbourne CBD and our Mount Waverley law offices, a Southeastern suburb of Melbourne.

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Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialists - Wills & Estates.

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