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Changes in our relationships, such as getting married or starting a family, can change our wishes for our and our family’s future. Arcuri Turnbull Law provide the vehicles to share your future wishes with your loved ones by creating or updating your advance life planning documents, such as a Will or Enduring Power of Attorney.

Our Wills and Estates team on the Gold Coast ensure that peoples assets are protected and wishes are carried out. When it comes to creating a Will there is so much to consider and our job is to simplify and safeguard. Estate disputes are not uncommon, people feel distribution of estates are unbalanced and this can cause significant strain on family members and relationships. We take the time to understand the circumstances and then work for a quick settlement keeping costs under control.

Some Wills we come across are invalid or the timeline for challenging it have expired. Some don’t take into consideration changes to assets or wanted beneficiaries. We see the importance of having a Will and Enduring Power of Attorney everyday. We know you have worked hard for what you have and what you leave behind is important.

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Unmatched Accessibility and Flexibility

With Arcuri Turnbull Law, borders dissolve and distance shrinks. No matter where you are, we collaborate seamlessly with you, remotely, over the phone, virtually or in our office. Taking the time to ensure you have an effective, legally binding Will, can save your family not only stress and heartache but financial implications in what will undoubtedly be a difficult time. Our team extends its legal prowess across Australia, with specialists based on the Gold Coast and Northern NSW.

Why choose the Wills & Estate masters?

We do not merely draft legal documents; we embark on a profound journey with you. Your legal needs matter not just in the present but throughout your lifetime. Our experts consult, partner and place you at the heart of every decision, considering broad goals and finer details alike.

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Trusted Wills & Estate Experts For Over 40 Years

Entrust your legacy to Arcuri Turnbull Law – with years of experience and understanding in Wills and Estates we have been looking after Gold Coast families . Be confident that we seek nothing less than the best legal solutions for all involved.

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Our Values

At Arcuri Turnbull Law, we work for your well-being and strive for optimal outcomes, offering services that return value. Fairness, kindness and knowledge define our approach, as we unravel problems and pave the way to the right solutions.

Our team of dedicated, passionate and genuine professionals, place you at the centre of our universe, fostering a client-centric focus. All our clients receive compassionate and courteous treatment, leaving them comforted and assured.

Our Wills & Estate Planning Services

Losing a loved one is heartbreaking, and dealing with estate matters can add to the stress. At Arcuri Turnbull Law, our Deceased Estate Lawyers understand the complexities involved and we’re here to simplify the process for you.

Estate Administration and Probate involve essential legal procedures to manage a deceased person’s estate. These processes grant the executor or administrator the legal authority to handle the estate according to the deceased’s wishes or the laws of intestacy. Complying with legal obligations is crucial during this time.

A Power of Attorney is a legally binding document that allows one person to give another the authority to make decisions on their behalf. These decisions can relate to personal, health, or financial matters, depending on the extent of the power given.

Will & Estate Planning FAQs

It depends on the assets of the Estate. In Queensland, you do not automatically have to apply for Probate if you own property. In New South Wales, if the deceased owns property, then Probate is required.

The process takes about 3-4 months.

We recommend that the funds be distributed after 6 months from the date of death. When Probate is required, this timeframe could be longer.

In Queensland, your estate will be distributed in accordance with the Succession Act Qld 1981. It will be necessary for your next of kin to apply for Letters of Administration of your Estate. This process is similar to obtaining Probate.

In Queensland, your estate will first go to your next of kin, which is your spouse or de facto partner, and issue (children, grandchildren).

No, you do not need to have a new Will prepared each time you or anyone else named in your Will moves address. Your most recent Will is still valid. If you would like however, you can provide the new details to our office in an email and we can add this to your security packet so that your Executors/Beneficiaries can be easily contacted. We recommend that will are reviewed each 3-4 years or more frequently with changes in life like purchase or sale of property, separation or divorce etc.

Yes – we can provide you with a certified copy or copies (as required) of the document as a complimentary service offered by our firm.

You will both need to have new Wills drawn up as separate documents – a Will for you and a Will for your partner.

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