Wills & Probate
Wills & Probate
Attwood Marshall’s experienced Estate Planning Lawyers
Our lawyers across the Gold Coast are dedicated to ensuring that our clients’ estates are prepared and managed in the way that they intended.
Estate Planning is a topic that none of us like to consider for very long, but it is one that is of vital importance to ensure your final wishes are carried out. Attwood Marshall’s leading Estate Planning Lawyers service the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Northern New South Wales with a firm commitment to making sure your assets and loved ones are taken care of after you are gone.
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Our dedicated Estate Lawyers Gold Coast and Brisbane wide are diversely experienced and familiar with all areas of Estate Planning. We are proud to deliver an individually tailored and considerate service to all our clients, to ensure your estate is organised and administered the way you want.
We can assist you in all specialty areas of Estate Planning, including:
Similar to Testamentary Trusts, Special Disability Trusts are established by parents and immediate family members of a person with a severe disability or medical condition, with a sole focus on safeguarding their current and future care. read more
In Queensland, a Power of Attorney gives another person (your attorney) the authority to act on your behalf in managing your affairs, during your lifetime. While a General Power of Attorney authorises your attorney to handle your affairs in your absence, an Enduring Power of Attorney gives them the authority to continue act for you even if you lose capacity to make decisions due to an injury or medical condition. read more
In New South Wales, an Enduring Power of Attorney gives another person the legal authority to make financial decisions on your behalf while an Appointment of Enduring Guardian gives them the power to make medical and lifestyle decisions on your behalf. read more
Your superannuation may be one of your most valuable assets, but it is not covered by your Will as it isn’t automatically considered as part of your estate.
Estate disputes between surviving family members and relatives are unfortunately a very common occurrence, requiring professional dispute resolution to assist executors, co-executors and trustees of a Will come to an agreeable outcome.