Cogent Lawyers wills estate and probate services include professional advice on all aspects of drafting your will and planning your estate including the setting up of discretionary, testamentary and other types trust structures. We collaborate with our tax and financial management consultants to provide the best solution to suit your needs.
If you have recently bought or sold real estate or been married or divorced then you should consider revising your will. Often people forget about their will as its either locked away in a secure place seldom accessed or kept with their lawyers safe custody. however, there can be devastating results from not ensuring your will is current. Having a current will properly drafted by a legal professional can ensure that your wishes bequeathed to loved ones don’t fail, and they can also help to protect against former partners being the executor of your estate or even challenging your testamentary intentions by claiming a portion of your estate.
Conversely, if you have been left out of a will, or didn’t receive an adequate provision for your proper maintenance, education or advancement in life, then our professional lawyers will help give you back peace of mind.
Our wills and estates lawyers act in a sensitive and prompt manner and appreciate the concerns of our clients.
We also handle will, probate, and estate disputes, and are experienced in all aspects of dealing with these types of matters, applying dispute resolution processes, to avoid litigation where possible.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Family Provision Claims
- Wills and Estates Planning
- Obtaining Grants & Estate Administration
- Estate Litigation
- Trusts Law
- Business Succession Planning