Estate and Trust Litigation
Applications for judicial advice.
Breach of Trust
Superannuation Complaints Tribunal disputes.
Applications under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 (WA)(contested and uncontested.
Appearing as counsel and as instructing solicitor in the above.
Probate and Estate Administration:
Basic Applications for Probate or Letters of Administration
Complex applications for Probate and Letters of Administration
Applications for probate of informal wills/codicils
Applications to probate Lost Wills
Special and Limited Grants
Applications to re-seal foreign grants
Preparing Deeds under s17A of the Administration Act 1903 (WA)
Preparing various estate related deeds, guarantees, releases and indemnities.
The resolution of Requisitions
Preparing Distribution Plans and Partitions
Advice on insolvent estates and administration issues
Non Contentious Estate Planning:
Drafting Simple Wills
Drafting Complex estate plans:
Testamentary Discretionary Trusts
Special Purpose Disability Trusts
Superannuation Proceeds Trusts
Review of Trust Deeds and Variations to Trust Deeds to compliment Estate Plan
Binding Death Benefit Nominations for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF’s)
Contentious /defensive estate planning
Enduring Powers of Attorney
Enduring Powers of Guardianship
Advanced Health Directives