How to prepare for your first appointment with us to prepare your Will & Enduring Power of Attorney
It is important that you bring identification with you, preferably your Drivers Licence and your Passport.
If you are unable to bring these, please advise us and we will advise alternate identification documents.
Depending on your personal circumstances, we will require you to bring:
- Your most recent Superannuation Statement
- A list of your assets and liabilities e.g. real property, vehicles, shares/investments, banks accounts and insurance policies
- A list of whom you wish to be the Executors of your Will, including their full name legal name and address
- A list of whom you wish to be the beneficiaries of your Will, including their full legal name and address
- A list of whom you wish to be the attorneys of your Enduring Power of Attorney including their full legal name and address
Other information you may want to think about:
- Your wishes in relation to organ donation
- Guardianship of any children under 18 years of age
- Your wishes in relation to cremation/burial
- How you want your estate distributed e.g. specific gifts/balance of your estate
Once you have had your Will and Enduring Power of Attorney signed and witnessed, it is important that you let your family know the location of these important legal documents.