EXPERT PROBATE LAWYERS

QLD Fixed fee probate $5000 all up!  Robbins Watson offer fixed fee probate services in all but the most unusual cases.

A “Probate” is a certificate by which the court officially recognizes the validity of the will and the appointment of the executor named in the Will. It is obtained by a formal process of proving and registering in the will with the Supreme Court.

Probate is a vital first step in most estate administrations.  

  • Probate is a court order validating will.
  • Probate gives Executor Legal and Enforceable rights to administer estate.
  • Gives legal right to access bank accounts.
  • Gives legal right to transfer or sell estate property - including real estate
  • Gives protection of the court for proper actions as executor

Probate is the gateway to a proper estate administration!

Why choose a Robbins Watson Probate Lawyer

Probate is a vital first step in the administration of a deceased estate.  Choosing a probate lawyer who knows the issues, the problems and the solutions is the best way to ensure that everything is addressed from the start, and probate issues smoothly. Robbins Watson’s estate lawyers do this all day, every day. 

Once probate issues, then the executor may administer the estate.  This, too, is an area fraught with traps for the inexperienced and the unwary. Litigation against estates is common these days.  When a Robbins Watson estate lawyer is engaged to assist in estate administration, we act to administer the estate as quickly as it may safely be done –  while protecting the executor against the many pitfalls. 

Our estate lawyers look for safe, sensible solutions to the issues that arise, and ensure that, where you have to make a choice, you are given all your options, with our recommendation about which option is best for you.

Our commitment to streamlining our estate administration while maintaining a sense of personal service and understanding has seen us become the estate lawyers Gold Coast families choose to help them navigate this difficult task.

CONTACTS FOR THIS AREA OF LAW
Andrew Smyth

Andrew Smyth

Commercial Law Court Work & Litigation Family & De Facto Law Wills and Estates
Andrew is the managing partner of the firm, and practises primarily in estate planning and administration and business and personal structuring, focussing on complex and high…
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Sean Powell

Sean Powell

Court Work & Litigation Wills and Estates
Sean specialises in estate disputes, estate administration and estate planning, with a particular emphasis on contested wills. In line with his Succession Law focus, he has…
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Christine Smyth

Christine Smyth

Court Work & Litigation Wills and Estates
Christine is a strategist! Her passion is succession and elder law, allied with meticulous and detailed knowledge of the law Christine is one of the foremost…
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Allison Kelly

Allison Kelly

Wills and Estates
Intrigued by law and justice, Allison pursued a path in the legal profession through rigorous studies during 2012 to 2018 and achieved both a Bachelor of Legal…
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Chris Kohler

Chris Kohler

Court Work & Litigation Wills and Estates
Chris is a senior litigation solicitor, specialising in resolving commercial disputes and deceased estate disputes. His 30 years of experience in litigation have seen him resolve…
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Isabella Phillips

Isabella Phillips

Court Work & Litigation Family & De Facto Law Wills and Estates
Bell is a solicitor in our Succession & Litigation team and has taken to specialising in estate litigation. Bell graduated from Bond University with a double degree in…
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Connie Ung

Connie Ung

Wills and Estates
Connie is a dedicated law clerk at Robbins Watson with a strong passion for law. She excelled in her Bachelor of Laws at Bond University in…
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Racquel Clark

Racquel Clark

Court Work & Litigation Family & De Facto Law Wills and Estates
Racquel completed her Bachelor of Laws specialising in Legal Practice at Bond University in May 2022. Having recently commenced studying her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice…
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Lily Prasad

Lily Prasad

Wills and Estates
Lily graduated with a double degree of a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance in December 2021. She has since completed…
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