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A Will is the only way for you to be certain that your Estate is passed to your loved ones after you die. It gives security to those who are close to you, to know that they will be taken care of. A Will allows you to appoint a person of your choice to be the Executor of your Estate. This Executor is tasked with administering your Estate in accordance with the terms of your Will.

What is a Will and why do I need one?

Who can make a will?

How do I ensure that my Will is valid?

What happens if I don’t have a Will?

What happens if I die without a Will and I am in a de facto relationship?

What happens if I die without a Will and I am in a de facto same-sex relationship?

Can I prepare my own Will or use a do-it-yourself Will kit?

Can my Will or my Estate be Contested?

What can I include in my Will?

What is an Executor?

What is the position if there are two Executors and they don't agree to work together to obtain a Grant of Probate?

What is a beneficiary?

Who should be appointed as a Guardian to my minor children?

When should I review and my Will?

If I get married or divorced does that affect my Will?

Where should I store my Will?

What is a Deed of Wishes?

Does a Will need a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration before assets of the deceased can be dealt with?

How much does a Will cost?

What does Estate Planning mean?

What is an Informal Will?