Why prepare a Will?
Because your responsibilities may outlive you. Regardless of what size your estate may be, making a valid Will is of utmost importance. Careful and considered estate planning ensures that you and your family are prepared for the future and can save needless time, expense and problems for your family after your death. A Will is essential for anyone over the age of 18. It makes a clear outline of what your final wishes are, which can save lengthy court battles and family disputes.
Working closely with you and your financial advisors/accountants, we apply our extensive knowledge and experience in commercial and tax structures to assist clients plan and implement effective Wills and succession plans which:
- support practical measures to provide for loved ones
- ensure assets are not left exposed to creditors
- manage tax implications
- reduce the risk of disputes; and
- ensure your assets are distributed as you intend.
You should be aware that a Will is only one piece of the pie when it comes to your estate planning. There are many other facets which also require your urgent attention.