Wills & Estates Lawyers on the Gold Coast
OMB Solicitors’ experienced Estate Planning Solicitors are on hand to assist with all your estate needs from the most simple to the most complex.
Estate Planning in 2018 is for everyone who has accumulated assets, irrespective of the volume of them. OMB Solicitors help protect the wishes of a diverse range of people, including the young and single to those who have complex family arrangements.
To make an appointment to minimise the risk of your assets going to those you have not chosen as beneficiaries, contact our Gold Coast Lawyers today.
For more information on our specific services, please browse through the pages below:
WILLS AND ESTATES LAW RESOURCES
Wills and Estates Law, Stay Alert, read, watch and listen.
Estate Planning is far more complex than preparing a simple Will and Enduring Power of Attorney (EPOA).
Our Estate Planning specialists can provide professional advice which is invaluable for making sure you cover all grounds to ensure your Estate is adequately protected following your death or in the event you lose capacity.
Grief. Stress. Sadness. Anger. Anxiety. Resentment.
All of these feelings often spill over after a loved one has passed away. At OMB Solicitors, our Wills & Estates team is fully equipped to assess your situation and act accordingly.
A Discretionary Trust established in a person’s Will and comes into effect after the death of the Willmaker.
Our OMB Solicitors Estate Planning Managing Partner, Richard Dawson, can discuss the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a TDT within your Will.
ENDURING POWER OF ATTORNEY
An Enduring Power of Attorney (EPOA) is a separate legal document from your Will. It appoints someone (known as your Attorney) to make decisions on your behalf in the event that you are incapacitated or are unable to make decisions for yourself.
We strongly recommend that you prepare your EPOA as part of your Estate Planning review.
Contesting a person’s Will is both emotionally taxing on all concerned, time consuming and usually very expensive. Contested Estate proceedings in Queensland are governed by the Succession Act (the Act).
Ensure you do not miss any statutory time limitation periods….
Superannuation is fast becoming the major investment for Australian families. Under current legislation all employees receive 9% of their annual income in a form of compulsory contributions from their employer.
It is important you obtain professional advice before signing any legal document relating to your Superannuation or your SMSF.
Following the death of a Willmaker, all assets owned by a deceased person vests in the legal personal representatives named in the Will.
OMB Solicitors are here to advise and assist Executors in the most time efficient, and as importantly, cost efficient manner to administer a deceased person’s estate.