Are you thinking about making a Will?

We understand making a Will can be a daunting task

It is estimated that some 40% of Australians don’t have a legal will. Without a legal Will, there is no guarantee your estate will be settled as you wish. Your Last Will and Testament is therefore, one of the most important legal documents you will ever sign.

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Wills and Estates Planning Lawyer in Brisbane, QLD

While do-it-yourself Will kits are available, it is far safer to seek expert advice to ensure your Will accurately reflects your wishes, is properly drafted and legally executed.

BigLaw have been advising on, drafting, and executing Wills for our clients for many years and have vast experience in this most important area of the law.

Our advice involves:

  • An initial consultation to fully understand your wishes
  • Advising on “mirror” husband and wife Wills
  • Advising on appointment of Guardians for any children under the age of 18
  • Advising on Testamentary Trusts
  • Advising on Appointment of Executors
  • Drafting the Will as discussed.
  • Review and execution of the completed Will
  • Reviewing, and where necessary, updating existing Wills due to changed circumstances such as marriage, divorce or the birth of children/grandchildren.

If you don’t have a Will, or would like to update your existing Will, we invite you to come in and see one of our friendly lawyers. BigLaw will ensure your loved ones are provided for exactly as you wish and give you the peace of mind you need in this most important area of your financial affairs.

Contesting a Will

Wills are legal documents that dictate how one’s assets are to be divided after they die. The person who makes the will is called the testator. read more

Making a Will

Making a Will can be a daunting task. It is estimated that some 40% of Australians don’t have a legal will. Without a legal Will, there is no guarantee your estate will be settled as you wish. read more

Administration

Administering the Estate of a loved one can be emotional and difficult at the best of times.
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Powers of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is an authority for a family member or someone you trust to act on your behalf in health or financial matters. read more

Superannuation

Superannuation has become one of the major financial assets that many people will accumulate in their lifetime. read more

Secure is Your Superannuation?

Superannuation can be tricky. Many people would assume that if they have nominated a beneficiary for their superannuation that their wishes would be carried out. read more

Retirement Villages

Big Law has considerable experience acting for retirement villages, and also for clients wishing to take up residence in a retirement village.
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BigLaw is ready to assist you right now in wills and contesting wills, testamentary trusts, powers of attorney, administration, and superannuation.

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What is a Superannuation Binding Death Benefit Nomination?

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What is a Superannuation Binding Death Benefit Nomination? Make an appointment Your self-managed, industry or retail Superannuation contributions and benefits are held in a trust, which in turn is controlled... read more

Superannuation and your Will – what happens to my Super when I die?

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What happens to my Super when I die? Make an appointment Most Australians are unaware that they must give directions to their Super Fund if they wish to control what... read more

Can an Enduring Power of Attorney receive gifts from the Principal?

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What is an Enduring Power Of Attorney? Make an appointment An Enduring Power of Attorney is a written formal process whereby a person, ie. a principal, appoints a person or... read more