Assisted innumerable clients plan their estates in wide variety of familial and financial circumstances, including testamentary distribution structures, trust and insurance structures, and creating options for testamentary distributions that match the desired outcomes of the client.
Regularly prepare various types of powers of attorney in QLD, WA, and NSW to assist clients prepare for various unforeseen possibilities in the future.
Acted in numerous QLD matters for legal representatives or beneficiaries of deceased estates to record death and transfer property from deceased’s name to specific parties in various circumstances with or without a Will and/or grants of probate or letters of administration.
Acted in numerous matters in QLD, WA, and NSW obtaining grants of probate and letters of administration (both with a Will and intestate estates), and reseals in different jurisdiction.
Acted in numerous matters in QLD, WA, and NSW administering estates and ensuring that the duties of the executor/administrator are fully satisfied.
Successfully negotiated the release a deceased’s ashes amid a dispute between the surviving family.
Acted for executors and disappointed beneficiaries in numerous family provision applications in QLD, NSW, and WA and obtained acceptable outcomes for clients in all matters prior to judgments being obtained.
Prepared and negotiated signing of deed of gift for pre-inheritance distribution from parents’ estate to child, and advising on risks with respect to challenges against the estate.