Creating a valid will is the only way to ensure your assets are disposed of exactly as you wish after you die. Yet so many people never create one. While the processes and language associated with willmaking may sound complex, a basic will is all that most people need. Below, in simple English, we’ve explained the fundamentals of creating a will – and even provided a template for drawing up a basic one.

Wills: Contacts

Probate Office
Level 2, 436 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Tel: 8600 2000

State Trustees
1 McNab Avenue, Footscray Vic 3011
Tel: 1300 138 672

State Trustees also has offices in Bendigo and Dandenong

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