Partner - Wills & Estate and Family Lawyer
Shane Williams is a partner at Tonkin Legal. He specialises in helping people plan their estates and is a highly experienced Family Lawyer.
- Bachelor of Laws, Monash University 1985
- Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Shane’s main focus is to help our clients ensure that their assets are passed on to the next generation in the most effective way possible and in exact accordance with their wishes. Shane is also a highly regarded family lawyer, specialising in cases where there are significant assets to be protected via a pre-nuptial agreement or divided upon separation.
Shane previously owned a city-based estate planning firm and also practised as a financial planner.
As you might expect, Shane is passionate about the importance of thoughtful forward planning.
Our clients value his carefully considered and measured advice, his deep knowledge of estate planning, financial savvy and his ablity to guide them successfully through even the most complex of cases.
- Law Institute of Victoria
- Law Australasia
Shane is a husband and father.
He has persuaded himself that he is a gourmet, and has grand ambitions of one day learning to play a musical instrument.
Services offered by Shane Williams
Preparing a Will
Expert help to prepare a legally valid Will that explains what you want to happen to your family, property, assets and possessions when you die.
Challenging a Will
Do you want to challenge a will? Speak to one of our experienced estate lawyers first & make sure you get accurate,unbiased legal advice to help you proceed
Get your pre-nuptial agreement drafted by Tonkin Law. This is a very important document and you should seek experts in pre-nuptial agreement law to draft it
Powers of Attorney
Nominate your power of attorney to ensure someone you trust is authorised to make decisions on your behalf if you are unable to make decisions for yourself.
Estate planning enables you to ensure assets are passed to your chosen beneficiaries in the best & most tax effective way. We are experienced estate lawyers
Dealing with family violence
We help anyone experiencing family violence & have a supportive family law team to provide you with the advice you need to protect yourself and your family
Tonkin Law has team of experienced divorce lawyers who can help couples in the process of negotiating separation while protecting everyone's best interests
As experienced divorce lawyers, we offer our clients pre-separation advice to help protect the best interests of everyone involved. Find out more online
Administering an estate
Learn more about what it means to administer an estate and how our experienced estate lawyers can help you through this process at Tonkin Law
Finalising your divorce
Tonkin Law can help you in the process of finalising your divorce. Call us today to speak with one of our experienced divorce lawyers, confidentially.