Complex Estate Planning

Wills & Estate Planning

Newcastle's Legal experts in complex estate planning

Estate planning is planning for the effective distribution of your assets and affairs when you pass away. This can also involve having a back-up plan for who looks after your affairs if you lose capacity. An effective estate plan can relieve pressure from loved ones upon your death. Estate planning comprises of a range of legal documents including a Will, Superannuation Death Benefit Nomination, Power of Attorney, Enduring Guardianship and Advance Care Directive. Setting out what you wish to happen to your assets and affairs in such documents will also likely avoid estate disputes.

Complex estate planning could arise if you are part of a blended, step or joint family or if there are contingencies regarding unforeseen circumstances that you would like to account for.

With over 37 years of experience in estate planning, our team at Burgess Tomson can help you draft your Will. We can also help you plan for any future incapacity through Power of Attorney or Enduring Guardianship documents as well as any other documents which could provide further protection of your wishes. We can advise you in relation to any documents you may already have as well.

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