Shiff & Company Lawyers Melbourne

Estate Planning, Wills and Estates

Our private clients are the cornerstone of our practice. We are committed to helping the owners of businesses, professionals and other private clients protect their wealth and personal and family assets and assist in the inter-generational transfer of wealth.

As well, we have a compassionate and experienced legal and para legal team to assist with probate and administration of estates.

The services we provide in the Wills, Probate and Estate Planning area include:

  • Estate and succession planning
  • Business succession planning
  • Preparation of Wills and all types of Powers of Attorney
  • Probate and administration of deceased estates
  • Applications for Executor’s commission
  • Family discretionary trusts
  • Charitable trusts
  • Asset protection
  • Estate conflict resolution
  • Wills and estate planning
  • Succession agreements
  • Trust splitting and purpose designed testamentary trusts
  • Testamentary asset protection
  • Blended family strategies
  • Protection of spendthrift beneficiaries and planning against “black sheep” attack
  • Disability trusts to protect disabled beneficiaries
  • Dispute resolution relating to Wills and estates including applications for and defence of applications for further provision under Wills and challenges to Wills
  • Guardianship applications
  • Re-seal of interstate or international Grants of Representation

Contact: Julia Adams and Geoffrey Shiff