Protecting the individual during illness and loss of mental capacity ensuring the proper distribution of inheritances after passing are difficult topics to discuss but will give you peace of mind if discussed and considered sooner rather than later. We will address your concerns, educate you as to your rights and powers, and so give you control.
Wills & Estates services include, Wills (of course), changes to Wills (called codicils), financial powers of attorney which can be enduring or or time specific, medical enduring guardian appointment and advance care directive, which goes into great detail for the limits of what treatments you will and will not accept, also extending to do not resuscitate directions and palliative care instructions.
If you are mobile, visit our Newtown offices. If you are frail, in hospital, a nursing home, palliative care, we can visit you or your loved one. We can also arrange RPA (Royal Prince Alfred) hospital visits in emergencies or critical situations.
“Family law conflicts are very difficult to negotiate both personally and to the non-lawyer confronted by the confusing legal system. Having previously had a very bad experience, we felt supported and properly advised in our journey through the family law system and continue to be most grateful to Kate and to Nic for providing us with state of the art professional and personal advice.”
– Who will administer (run) my estate and how will they do it?
– Who are the beneficiaries? What happens if they are under 18, or die first?
– Do I want organ donation?
– What kind of funeral ceremony and burial do I want?