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Clarke Hemmerling Lawyers can help you to create your personal Will, Advance Care Directive, and Enduring Power of Attorney.

Creating a legally binding Will is an important legal task that can save your family not only stress, but money – in what will be a difficult time for them.

Power of Attorney and Advance Care Directive will ensure that if you are unable to make decisions about your finances, medical treatment, or living arrangements – a trusted person (or persons) can make these decisions on your behalf unhindered.

Wills

Simple or complex wills to deal with your financial estate; Testamentary trusts for tax effectiveness.

Power of Attorney

Specialised advice to individuals and families looking to lock in their intentions.

Advance Care Directive

Also known as a living will, this is a legal document drawn up to specify your wishes in circumstances where you can’t make your own decisions.

Probate & Estate Administration

We assist you to undertake Estate Administration including obtaining Grants of Probate where required, and advise you in Probate litigation.

Contesting a Will

Executors and beneficiaries in probate litigation cases require expert advice and representation if a Will is subject to dispute.

Estate Planning

When in need of an experienced and compassionate estate planning lawyer.

We will protect your rights, limit your liabilities, and enable you to quickly respond to opportunities

Wills & Estates
Mountains of paperwork, legal jargon, and simmering family disputes are the last things you need to deal with when you’re grieving the loss of a family member or someone close.

Clarke Hemmerling Lawyers can help with Wills and Estate planning by:

  • Interpreting the Will of the deceased concerning estate laws
  • Advising Executors and Trustees in their duties and rights
  • Applying for Probate of the Will in the Supreme Court
  • Dealing with Intestacy (where there is no will)
  • Applying for Letters of Administration
  • Obtaining valuations of Estate property
  • Selling or transferring Estate property including Estate auctions
  • Paying Estate debts including mortgages, funeral costs, and testamentary expenses
  • Advising about and administering Family and Testamentary Trusts
  • Distributing bequests and inheritances to beneficiaries
  • Advising on inheritance claims
  • Arranging family mediation and negotiation
  • Contesting Wills and defending Estate litigation in the Supreme Court

We recommend that your Will be updated when key life events occur, so that you can ensure your wishes are followed when the time comes.

Get the right Wills & Estate advice!

Contact us to discuss your situation – no obligation.

Phone: 08 8333 2130

Email: admin@clarkehemmerling.com.au

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December 19, 2023

What is a Power of Attorney and Advanced Care Directive document?

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