Our caring and understanding team will listen to you and provide professional advice tailored to your situation. We aim to make distributing estates as stress-free and simple as we can. For professional legal advice, get in touch with Clarence Valley Legal today.
When creating your estate plan or will, you’ll be able to decide how your assets are distributed and nominate an executor to manage this process. Our team can help you write a will to protect your family’s inheritance or advise on setting up family and testamentary trusts. This ensures your family are provided for as you wish.
Our lawyers will also advise you in regard to estate and probate laws. This is a legal process that’s sometimes required to validate a deceased person’s will so the executor can carry out administration of the person’s estate. For example, a financial institution may require a grant of probate to release the deceased person’s funds to the executor.
If you’re in a position where you’re eligible to contest or challenge a will, our lawyers can help with this too. Discuss your situation with our knowledgeable lawyers and we’ll help you assess your options.
If you’re unable to control your affairs due to travel, an accident or extended period of illness, we can assist with legal arrangements for another person to act on your behalf. Plan for the future with assistance from Clarence Valley Legal.
Our lawyers can help you prepare Powers of Attorney and Guardianship documents. A Power of Attorney is a legal document which authorises another person to act on your behalf if you’re unable to make decisions about legal, financial and property matters. Guardianship, also known as Enduring Guardianship, entitles another person to make legal decisions for you that pertain to health and lifestyle.
When no valid will has been left, our lawyers can help the next of kin to apply for a Letter of Administration so you’ll be able to distribute the estate. Our supportive team will make this process as simple as possible in this difficult time.
We understand the complexities of the law in this area and will help you find an efficient and suitable solution. Getting your affairs in order or coping with the loss of a loved one is difficult and emotional, which is why we provide compassionate services for wills and estates.
At Clarence Valley Legal, we’ll keep your best interests at heart and make sure your needs are heard. We have a special interest in family law and our team also offers assistance with criminal and traffic matters, conveyancing and certifying documents.