Our services - Wills, Probate, Estates and Trusts
Our lawyers consider each will within the unique context of your individual circumstances.
The drafting of a new will, or the review of a current one or the contesting of a will or deceased estate is one of the most important exercises that you will ever undertake. Our lawyers consider each will within the unique context of your individual circumstances. We are conscious of the personal nature of will creation and provide support and guidance as we work with you through each step of the process.
Protecting your inheritance when disputing a will is often a stressful and uncomfortable legal process to undertake. When you need to contest a will after all other avenues of mediation have expired, our many combined years of experience will ensure you take the best course of action and assist you through this difficult time. Call today to discuss your options and we can then advise you of what potentially could happen next.
The administration of estates and trusts is a highly skilled area of law requiring tact and empathy. Our lawyers work with executors on the range of activities required to finalise deceased estates. Our firm can also prepare and lodge taxation returns following the granting of probate. At Tolhurst Druce & Emmerson, this expertise is offered in a supportive environment that is sensitive to the stress often accompanying the death of a friend or family member.
Our services include: Contesting deceased estates, will disputes & resolution, will drafting and review, estate planning, guardianship and administration, powers of attorney, probate, succession planning, superannuation death benefits, taxation returns and trusts - including discretionary, fixed and charitable.