FREE WILL IF YOU ARE OVER THE AGE OF 65*
When your will is prepared by us, we will waive our will preparation fees if you have Quinn Lawyers attend to Probate and general administrative duties of your Estate after you pass.
We offer a 10% discount on our standard Probate fees (lawyers have to charge a fixed scale fee based on the amount of assets an Estate has).
Many people appoint a friend or relative as their executor. They may do this as a compliment, a way of acknowledging their respect and admiration for that person. The reality is that they are left with the stress and responsibility involved in administering your estate at a time when they may be grieving.
Appointing an executor is not a favour that you give to a friend or relative. It is an important personal responsibility that can be time consuming, challenging and requiring complex decisions.
When appointing an executor, you should ensure that he or she has the time and capability to carry out the required duties. It is advisable to avoid appointing someone who is a beneficiary and may have a conflict of interest. It is also unwise to appoint an executor who is your age or older than you, to reduce the possibility that they die before you. It is also best that you do not nominate executors who live overseas or interstate as this can cause delays and complications when administering the estate.
We can offer you our Executorial services and as Accountants, Solicitors and Financial Planners, we are well qualified to cover “all the bases”.
We also have Professional Indemnity Insurance coverage for this task.
Would you like to find out more?
For personalised estate planning advice, or to find out more about our free Will promotion, contact our team of professionals at Quinn Lawyers on 1300 QUINNS (1300 784 667) or contact us here.
⃰ This offer applies to standard wills. It does not apply to more complicated wills involving testamentary and other trusts, companies, large share and property portfolios and blended families – essentially where detailed Estate planning should be undertaken.