Wills / Probate

Schembri & Co Lawyers provide personalised, cost effective and professional advice to clients regarding Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney.

Our firm understands that when a loved one passes away, it is a very upsetting and difficult time for the immediate family.  If the Estate has been well organised  at least the stress is not added to.  For that reason we passionately advocate the importance of every adult having a current and valid Will, nominating an Executor or Executors they trust to take care of matters when they pass.  We also advocate that every adult have a Financial and Medical Power of Attorney that will come into effect in the event they lose capacity to make financial or medical decisions for themselves.  It is too late to have one drafted once capacity is lost and it is for that reason that we encourage our  clients to instruct us to prepare their Powers of Attorney at the same time as their Will.  It is usually something that you “set and forget”.

Further information in relation to the importance of Wills and Powers of Attorney can be found below:

Article: Testamentary Trusts

Article: Healthy Will Checklist

Article: Powers of Attorney

Our firm also provides assistance with Deceased Estates including;

  • Advice to nominated Executors (where there is a Will);
  • Advice to Administrators (where there is no Will),
  • Advice in relation to the validity of “informal wills”; and
  • Potential claims for provision under the Family Provision Act 1972.

Please contact our office if you require assistance in any of these areas.

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