Wills and Estates

Legal Wills and Estates Advice in Hervey Bay and Maryborough, Queensland

Wills and Estates help for Regional Queensland. Get the legal advice you need to make or update your will and power of attorney in Hervey Bay, Maryborough or anywhere in Queensland.

Change or create a legal Will

Law Essentials can assist you if you do not have a Will or your personal circumstances have changed. We can answer any queries you have and clarify any complex issues you may have concerning your legal Will.

The benefits of One Visit Wills

ONE VISIT WILLS are for busy people that appreciate a straightforward process for making a “simple” will at our Hervey Bay or Maryborough offices. Learn why Law Essentials recommends One Visit Wills to most Queenslanders.

What can go wrong with a will in Queensland?

Here is a list of common myths about making a will in Queensland. Find out what goes wrong when making a will in Queensland so you don’t make the same mistake!

Own or manage a business?
Get your Staff Wills

Law Essentials can help your whole team make a valid will at a great price through the Staff Wills system through our Hervey Bay or Maryborough offices.

Free storage of your Will is included

We are happy to keep your original Will in our safe custody at no charge to you so there is no risk of your Will being lost or destroyed.

Having a Will is essential for peace of mind that your assets to be distributed as you wish. Without a Will there are no guarantees that your assets would be given to the family members or loved ones you wish to receive the benefit of your Estate.

What is Probate?

Our wills & estates team would also recommend when making your Will that you consider also making an Enduring Power of Attorney.

Why would I make an Enduring Power of Attorney?Choose who takes care of things if you become unable to

An Enduring Power of Attorney enables you to nominate a person(s) (usually a family member or close friend) to make decisions on your behalf. These legal documents are of use should you become incapable or unable to look after your financial, personal or health matters.

If you were involved in a serious car accident and faced months of treatment in hospital, who would look after such day to day activities such as paying your mortgage, phone bills etc?

Processes and forms for Wills and Estates in Queensland

How Do I Apply For Probate/Letters of Administration in Queensland?
The Queensland Courts have strict processes to apply for a Grant of Probate. If you’d like legal advice on the probate process or help preparing Letters of Administration, contact us today.
Are there standard will and probate forms in Queensland?
Queensland Wills and Probate Court Forms are available from the Queensland Courts. If you’d like advice on making a legal will or the Queensland probate process, contact us today.
Is there a standard form for an Enduring Power of Attorney in Queensland?
Yes!  Queensland Enduring Power of Attorney Form is available on the Queensland Government website. For legal advice on making sure your Enduring Power of Attorney is valid and legally sound, contact us today for an appointment.
Can I make an Advance Health Directive in Queensland?
The state government publishes a standard Queensland Advance Health Directive Form. If you would like to discuss the legal implications of an Advance Health Directive with a lawyer, contact us todayfor an appointment.
Concerns about Wills and Probate in Queensland?
The QLD Government publishes a Queensland Wills and Probate Trouble Shooting Guide. For specific questions, it’s often easiest to talk to a Queensland wills lawyer.