Wills and Probates in Victoria

Making a thorough and precise Will is of crucial importance to ease law-institute-logothe burden on your loved ones after you are gone. A Will helps to secure your intentions for the distribution of your assets and possessions. From making a new Will or updating an existing one, to accounting for substantial assets overseas and the need to consider the effects of taxation, we can assist you will all issues related to your Will.

 

Rosemary Prior of our firm is an Accredited Wills and Estates Specialist and takes great pride in providing a service that will meet your needs no matter how complex your asset structure.

 

Allan Jenes of our firm is extensively experienced in this field and has been producing Wills for local residents for over 30 years.

 

If you need both, our solicitors are able to attend at your residence for instructions and signing. Making a Will is generally a four stage process:

  1. You will come in to our office to give either Rosemary or Allan instructions relating to your assets and your desired distribution.
  2. Our solicitors will review your instructions and draft a Will.
  3. We will send you the draft for your approval or further amendment.
  4. Upon your approval of the document you will attend our office for the signing of the Will.

Related areas:

  • Contesting a Will and Estates
  • Wills and Probate in Victoria
  • Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Wills and Estates Specialist

 

Contesting a Will and Estates

Whether you want to dispute the distribution as set out in the will of the deceased, or you want to defend the distribution of the estate against a claim, our experienced solicitors can help. Rosemary Prior of our firm is an Accredited Wills and Estates Specialist and has a passion for area. Rosemary has litigated numerous matters in the Supreme Court of Victoria and understands the importance of pursuing or defending your claim. She also understands that litigation is expensive and will look to settle the matter out of court where appropriate. This can often be a difficult and upsetting time and she will always undertake to handle your case with the utmost professionalism while pursuing your goals.

 

Wills and Probate In Victoria

When someone passes away, their assets and possessions need to be distributed in accordance with that individual’s wishes, which in most cases are contained in a Will. The Will’s executor is required to administer the estate and obtain a grant of probate from the Supreme Court of Victoria. Rosemary Prior of our firm is an Accredited Wills and Estates Specialist and can provide the combination of efficiency and sensitivity required to get probate granted and begin the task of dealing with the deceased’s estate. She can also assist in cases where someone dies without a legal Will, providing advice on your legal options and avenues and helping you with letters of administration and the other necessary steps towards distributing assets.

 

Whether you want to make a Will, contest a Will or need assistance on which step to take next due to the absence of a Will, Rosemary Prior and Alan Jenes at Prior Law can provide you with the expert assistance you need.

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Location

  • Bentleigh Office
    489 Centre Road, Bentleigh 3204 - VIC
    Telephone.: (03) 9557 6831, Fax: (03) 9557 9090
  • East Bentleigh Office
    701 Centre Road, East Bentleigh 3165 - VIC
    Telephone.: (03) 9579 1233, Fax.: (03) 9563 8061
  • Cheltenham Office
    216 Charman Road, Cheltenham 3192 - VIC
    Telephone.: (03) 9584 2088, Fax.: (03) 8456 6316