KCL Law's Estate Group boasts significant experience and depth, and offers complete legal services to clients across estate administration, estate litigation and estate planning.
Our expertise in estate matters is extensive and our team draws on knowledge of estate law, trusts, taxation law, property law and family law to develop strategies to ensure that our client’s objectives are met.
The Estate Group practises across all areas of estate matters including:
- estate planning;
- guardianship, administration and elder law;
- probate and estate administration; and
- estate disputes and litigation.
The following is a selection of pamphlets relating to these topics: To access the publications you will require Adobe Acrobat Reader which is free to download.
- Advance Care Directive
- Enduring Powers of Attorney
- Estate Planning Fact Finder
- Family Provision Claim — Your right to challenge a Will
- Intestate Provisions
- Medical Treatment Decisions
- Testamentary Trusts — Saving tax and protecting assets
- Will Planner
There is also an example of an Estate Plan that is the type we would typically provide to a client.
Part of our service is ensuring that not only does the client have a set of documents which adequately protect them, but they understand what the documents do and how they operate.
Estate Planning online
At KCL Law, we appreciate how overwhelming and, at times, stressful it can be for clients when having their Estate Plan prepared.
Our Estate Planning tool allows you to get started with your estate planning online, whenever it’s convenient for you. Our informative tool will ask you questions, provide useful assistance and fully prepare you to discuss your estate planning requirements with one of our lawyers.
Led by Principal Lawyer Sam Frey, our Estate Group is further complemented by Jennifer Maher, Principal Lawyer and Accredited Wills and Estates Specialist, Paul Beasant, Special Counsel, Hayley Hunter, Senior Associate, Ainsleigh Valentine, Associate and Nicole Fedyszyn, Lawyer.
Recently, our Estate Group were ranked 'first tier' in the Doyle's Estate Litigation Guide, Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Law Firms – Victoria, 2020. In 2019, our Estate Group were also ranked 'first tier' in the Doyle's Guides, Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Law Firms – Victoria, 2019 and Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Law Firms – Victoria, 2019.
Recent individual accolades include Jennifer Maher listed as 'leading' and Paul Beasant 'recommended' in the Doyle's Estate Litigation Guide, Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers – Victoria, 2020. In the Doyle's Estate Litigation Guide, Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers – Victoria, 2019, Jennifer Maher was also listed as 'leading' and both Sam Frey and Paul Beasant were 'recommended'. Sam Frey and Jennifer Maher were also 'recommended' in the Doyle's Will & Estates Guide, Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyers – Victoria, 2019.
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