Wills & Estate Planning

Wills and Estate

What is involved?

Wills and Estate Planning involves deciding how you want your assets to be distributed when you are gone. When writing your will, this planning ensures you have put in place the proper legal measures to best protect and provide for your loved ones in the event that something happens to you.

Wills and estate planning can be complex and there are often issues that people neglect to think about. When drawing up your will, it really helps to have access to expert lawyers who can assist you. Walls Bridges can assist with wills in Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula, as well as surrounding suburbs in Melbourne.

Here are some issues you may not realise can arise for wills and estate planning:

  • Did you know that marriage invalidates your last made will?
  • Did you know that superannuation may fall outside of your estate and your will may not take this into account
  • Did you know that testamentary trusts can provide protection to beneficiaries at risk of bankruptcy?
  • Did you know that Binding Financial Agreements made under the Family Law Act 1975 can be taken into account in the administration of a deceased estate?
  • Did you know that if your spouse or partner becomes incapacitated due to illness or accident, you have no power to sell a jointly owned home without an enduring power of attorney?

At Walls Bridges, we ensure your will and estate planning needs are properly considered and implemented. We are specialists in the law and understand the value of empowering you to make the right decisions.

Get the right advice when preparing your Will and estate planning needs and get it early to prevent any issues arising for your loved ones when the time comes.

Videos – Wills FAQ’s

Why Get a Will?

What is the Will Process when someone passes away?

How does Marriage or Divorce affect your Will?

The affects of Super

Super and Providing for your Children

Are DIY Wills Legally Binding?