Wills and Estates

We don't take wills lightly – and we don't offer them as free perks to clients. Your assets deserve better treatment than that. We offer the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your final word will be carried out, because it has been compiled with honesty and integrity, and in full knowledge of the requirements of the law. Like you, we want to avoid anguish and argument after the death of a loved one.

Specific Areas Of Expertise

  • Wills
  • Powers of attorney, appointments of guardians and living wills
  • Probate and letters of administration
  • Estate Administration
  • Acting as executors and trustees
  • Advising executors on their duties and powers
  • Advising beneficiaries on their rights and entitlements
  • Testamentary promises
  • Intestacy
  • Family arrangements and settlements
  • Retirement villages


We spend time getting to know each client well, so that we understand their current situation and their aspirations for the future. This enables us to apply our in-depth knowledge and breadth of experience of wills and estates, and provide tailor-made solutions.

Our lawyers have been trusted to act as executors for many of our clients because they perform this work efficiently and with discretion.

Cairns Slane has a sound deeds administration system, and regularly reminds clients of wills and estate management essentials.

To every client, our Cairns Slane lawyers bring a wealth of experience and understanding, and a desire to provide to clients the very best advice. We take a big-picture approach, understanding people and human relationships as well as the law – an essential blend for successful Wills and Estate practice.