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A Helpful Guide to Wills and Estates

Need to make a will and plan your estate? Our free guide to wills and estates is here to answer your questions and get you started!

Our Helpful Guide to Wills, Powers of Attorney and Estate Planning was written by our experienced Wills & Estate Planning lawyers to answer the questions they are most commonly asked.  These include:

Why should I have a Will?
What assets are not covered in a Will?
Can I make a Will if I am ill?
Can I "leave" my children to someone in my Will?
What is the different between Powers of Attorney and Enduring Powers of Attorney?
Should I appoint a Medical Treatment Decision Maker?
What is Estate Planning?
We have a blended family, how do we plan our Estate?

Benefits

  • Practical insight from experienced Wills & Estates lawyers to help you understand the importance of a valid Will.
  • Understand the mechanics of making your Will and how best to ensure your wishes are followed.
  • Learn the difference between Powers of Attorney and Enduring Powers of Attorney.
  • Understand what Estate Planning is and how easily a "simple Will" can easily become complicated.

What others say

  • This matter was handled in a very professional and friendly manner. We were made to feel very comfortable and confident in all of our dealings with Ruby. Everything was explained fully and she kept in contact with us through the whole process.    Thank you, Ruby, for your time, advice and patience.

    Heather and Ken
    Doreen
  • Everything was done efficiently. Staff were all very friendly and helpful.

    Kerri
    Montmorency
  • Thank you Ruby, it was great having your assistance and planning and efficient service. We are glad that you are such a happy person to work with.”

    Eng Seng & Chee Wah
    Doncaster East

Authors

Shane Williams

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.

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Richard Tonkin

Consultant Lawyer

Richard Tonkin is a Consultant Lawyer and one of Victoria’s most experienced and respected Family Lawyers.

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