As we journey through life, we move through different life-stages including: education, employment, personal relationships, having & raising children, acquiring homes and wealth, retirement and ultimately, death.

At each stage our needs and objectives may be different but our desire to live well and leave a positive legacy doesn’t change.

While you can nev­er know what’s just around the cor­ner, effec­tive plan­ning can bring peace of mind.

Our lawyers can ensure you are well-sup­port­ed in ill­ness, retire­ment and old age as well as in con­trol of how your assets are dis­trib­uted once you pass on. Our exper­tise cov­ers:

  • Wills, estate plan­ning, pow­ers-of-attor­ney and guardian­ship
  • Trusts includ­ing, fam­i­ly trusts, spe­cial dis­abil­i­ty trusts, and tes­ta­men­tary trusts
  • Super­an­nu­a­tion, inde­pen­dent self-man­aged super­an­nu­a­tion funds
  • Reverse mort­gages
  • Pro­bate and admin­is­tra­tion

 

Tes­ti­mo­ni­als

Dono­van Oates Han­naford did the pro­bate work for our late Mother’s estate. For me the process was made sim­ple and straight­for­ward. I under­stood what was hap­pen­ing the whole time. Scott Williams and Cathy Glover kept me well informed through the process.

I appre­ci­at­ed the respect­ful and friend­ly way in which I was treat­ed and so decid­ed to use Dono­van Oates Han­naford to do the con­veyanc­ing when we decid­ed to sell the prop­er­ty. Once again, for me, the process was made sim­ple and I was always kept abreast of what was hap­pen­ing. Scott and Cathy, once again, were a plea­sure to work with.

I have no hes­i­ta­tion in rec­om­mend­ing Don­a­van Oates Han­naford for pro­bate, estate and con­veyanc­ing. I will be using them to do my will and pow­er of attor­ney.”

- David*

The many thanks from my part­ner and I for all the care and atten­tion to detail that every­one has giv­en to assist us in final­is­ing the estate [of our father]. It has cer­tain­ly been a learn­ing expe­ri­ence for my part­ner and I, as well as a stress­ful one made eas­i­er by the pro­fes­sion­al­ism of the staff at Dono­van Oates Han­naford. Our eter­nal thanks and best wish­es to all.” 

- J & R*

I can­not thank [Cathy Glover] enough for the man­ner and pro­fes­sion­al­ism demon­strat­ed in hav­ing the Estate finalised. It was reward­ing to see how an excel­lent legal prac­tice and its prac­ti­tion­ers can oper­ate!”

- Andrew G*

 

(*Please note, tes­ti­mo­ni­al names are kept pri­vate.) 

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