Inder Lynch Lawyers: ESTATES

By: Inder Lynch Lawyers  06-Dec-2011

If a family member or friend has died we can:

  • Assist you with funeral arrangements
  • Attend to the Application to the High Court for a grant of Probate (where there is a Will)
    or Letters of Administration (where there is no Will)
  • Notify all relevant organisations regarding the death
  • Determine the assets and liabilities of the Estate
  • Organise matters relating to the home and contents:
    • Videotaping of home and contents to ensure the security of all items
    • Preparing an inventory of all items
    • Having items valued
    • Packing particular items to be sold or disposed of
    • Cleaning and maintenance of the inside of the home
    • Arranging for relevant tradespeople if specialised repairs are needed
    • Arranging for ground maintenance as required
  • Gathering in of Estate assets
  • Attending to the sale of Estate assets (where applicable)
  • Payment of Estate liabilities
  • Undertaking administrative tasks relating to the winding up of the Estate
  • Distribution of nett assets to beneficiaries
  • Preparation and filing of necessary tax returns

These are an indication of the range of services we can provide with Estate Administration. You may wish to undertake certain tasks yourself. We certainly encourage you to do as much or as little as you want to. We can do the rest.

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