"
skip to Main Content

02 4050 0330

    • Medical Negligence
    • Women’s Health
          • Women’s Health

            We know that there is disparity in women’s health care, treatment, and support. We are committed to improving the lives of women and strongly advocating for their wellbeing.  That is why we take a stand and hold medical professionals accountable when medical care falls short of expected standards by delivering the best outcome in medical negligence claims affecting women.

            Read More

    • Hospital Negligence
          • Hospital Negligence

            We understand you may feel let down because you have experienced inadequate or negligent care and treatment in a hospital or medical facility. Your wellbeing is most important to us and we are committed to supporting you with compassion and holding medical professionals accountable for breach of duty and negligent care.

            Read More

    • Clinical Support
          • Clinical Support

            Experiencing poor or adverse outcomes from allied health treatment can be distressing and life changing. We are here to support you through your claim and it is our aim to hold allied health professionals accountable for their breach of care by delivering the outcome you deserve to your negligence claims.

            Read More

    • I need help
          • Not Sure where to start?

            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • Personal Injury
          • Personal Injury

            If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence, our specialist team of Personal Injury Lawyers is here to support you with compassion and understanding providing you with the right advice. Our team has substantial experience and expertise in these matters to deliver the outcomes you deserve from your claim.

            Read More

    • Work Injury
    • Motor Vehicle Accidents
          • Motor Vehicle Accidents

            We are here to support you and give you the clarity, guidance and the right legal advice if you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident. Our compassionate team of professionals in Personal Injury law have the technical expertise and a wealth of experience to win you the compensation you deserve.

            Read More

    • Public Liability
          • Public Liability

            Our specialist team in Personal Injury law is here to support you in accessing proper compensation if you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence. We have cutting edge expertise and experience in public liability claims to deliver the outcome you deserve.

            Read More

    • Abuse
          • Institutional Abuse

            We strongly believe that educational institutions must be held accountable when failing to protect children while in their care. If you have experienced institutional physical or sexual abuse, our specialist team in Personal Injury law is here to support you with compassion and offer our technical expertise and experience to deliver the best outcome in your case.

            Read More

    • Workers Compensation
          • Workers Compensation

            When you sustain an injury or illness because of work, you may be entitled to  compensation. Our specialist team in Personal Injury Law is here to support you with compassion and understanding with the right advice. We have substantial technical expertise to deliver the best possible outcome from your claim.

            Read More

    • I Need Help
          • Not Sure where to start?

            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • Wills & Estate Planning
          • Wills and Estates

            When we provide advice on estate planning, we believe  in giving advice on options to mitigate the risks of litigation by potentially unhappy family members and protecting your assets from claims. Our legal team is here to support you and address your concerns regarding your estate planning. We have immense experience in these matters, providing you with advice and representation for your unique situation and delivering the best outcomes for your case.

            Read More

    • Powers of Attorney
    • Contest A Will
          • Contest A Will

            We have immense experience and specialised knowledge in family provision and wills disputes Where you have not been properly and adequately provided for under a will or where you suspect that the person making the will may not have had capacity or exercised their own free will, you need a lawyer with extensive experience and expertise. Our team of Lawyers will  provide you with advice and representation for your unique situation and deliver the best outcomes for your case.

            Read More

    • Probate & Deceased Estates
    • Enduring Guardian
    • Family Provision
    • I Need Help
          • Not Sure where to start?

            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • Other Services Overview
          • Conrad Curry Can assist you with a variety of services

            Our solicitors are highly experienced in providing you with expert legal advice and will keep you informed every step of the way. It’s good to know that our firm is trusted and effective with a high success rate.

            Read More

    • Professional Negligence
          • Professional Negligence

            We rely on professionals in all aspects of our lives to provide us with proper advice on which to make decisions about our financial and legal affairs. When you are let down by poor advice the results can be devastating.  We are here to support you in your claim for compensation with clarity, guidance and the right advice to achieve the outcome you deserve.

            Read More

    • Malicious Prosecution
          • Malicious Prosecution

            We believe in standing up for those people who are falsely accused and prosecuted. Our experienced legal team is here to support you with compassion and provide you with clarity, guidance, and the right advice in your claim for compensation.

            Read More

    • General Litigation
    • I Need Help
          • Not Sure where to start?

            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • What to Expect
          • What to expect

            We are your law firm for life. You can count on us for the best legal advice and compassionate support. We understand the challenges you are facing and we want you to know that you don’t have to navigate the often daunting process alone. We are here when you need us. Let us help you find your way forward with our empathetic and efficient approach. Contact us. You can call us on (02) 4050 0330 for a free initial no-obligation consultation or book an appointment online for an in-person consultation or an online video appointment.

  • No Win/No Fee Options

Why a Will Prepared by an Experienced Lawyer Prevails Over Online Options

Creating a Last Will and Testament is a crucial step in estate planning, ensuring that your wishes are respected and your assets distributed according to your intentions. With the rise of online platforms offering do-it-yourself Wills, many individuals are tempted by the convenience and cost-effectiveness they promise. However, the advantages of having a Will crafted by a qualified lawyer far outweigh the perceived benefits of online alternatives.  

It is understandable that opting for an online Will may seem convenient initially, and much more affordable than a professionally drafted document.  However, the drawbacks become evident when the document is contested, creating challenges for the beneficiaries, and ultimately diminishing the value of your estate.

Online Wills often lack the legal expertise and thoroughness required to withstand disputes. The absence of customisation and tailored legal advice increases the likelihood of ambiguities that can be exploited during legal challenges. Professional legal guidance ensures a carefully crafted Will that not only reflects your wishes accurately but also stands up to scrutiny in the event of disputes. 

The following considerations are crucial when creating your Will:

Legal Expertise.  A lawyer brings invaluable legal expertise to the table. They possess a deep understanding of the complex legalities surrounding Wills, Probate, and Estate Planning. Online platforms may provide templates, but they cannot replace the nuanced advice and tailored solutions that a lawyer can offer based on your unique circumstances.

Customisation and Tailoring.  Every individual’s situation is unique, and a one-size-fits-all approach falls short in estate planning. Lawyers can customise your Will to address specific circumstances, such as complex family structures, business interests, or charitable intentions. Online platforms often lack the flexibility to accommodate these intricacies adequately and cannot compete with the expertise of an Estates lawyer. 

Comprehensive Understanding of Legal Requirements.  Laws regarding Wills and estates vary by jurisdiction, and being aware of these differences is crucial. Ensuring that your Will is not only valid but also compliant with current laws in your jurisdiction is crucial.  Online platforms may not provide sufficient information on jurisdiction-specific regulations, potentially rendering your Will invalid or subject to legal challenges.

Thorough Asset Evaluation.  A legal professional Will conduct a thorough examination of your assets. This will identify all essential elements that should be included in your Will. This encompasses tangible holdings such as property and bank accounts, as well as intangible assets like intellectual property. Online platforms may fail to prompt consideration of the full spectrum of your Estate, potentially resulting in oversights and incomplete documentation.

Legal Formalities and Execution.  A Will must adhere to specific legal formalities for it to be valid. Lawyers guide you through the proper execution process, ensuring that your Will meets all legal requirements. Whilst online platforms may appear to provide you with a document that looks like a Will, they may lack the ability to oversee the execution adequately, potentially resulting in something that does not hold up in court.

Reducing the Risk of Disputes.  A Will drafted and executed by a lawyer is more likely to withstand legal scrutiny, reducing the risk of disputes among beneficiaries. Lawyers can anticipate potential areas of conflict and draft the Will in a way that not only minimises ambiguity but also minimises the risk of conflict. Online Wills may lack the depth of consideration needed to address complex family dynamics, potentially leading to disagreements and expensive legal battles.  

Ongoing Legal Support.  Engaging a lawyer provides you with ongoing legal support. If circumstances change or you need to update your Will, a lawyer can offer guidance and make necessary adjustments. Online platforms may not offer the same level of ongoing support, leaving you without professional assistance when needed most.

While online Wills may seem like a convenient option, the complexities of Estate Planning require the expertise of a qualified lawyer. A lawyer-crafted Will offers customisation, legal adherence, and ongoing support specific to your circumstances that online platforms cannot match. Investing in professional guidance ensures that your final wishes are accurately reflected, minimising the risk of legal complications and disputes among beneficiaries. When it comes to securing the future of your estate, the advantages of a lawyer-crafted Will are both tangible and enduring.

Opting for a lawyer drafted Will mitigate the risk of disputes and protects the integrity of your Estate. Secure your legacy with the expertise of a legal professional. Consult with us today to ensure your final wishes are safeguarded. Phone us on (02) 4050 0330 or enquire online.

 

Recent Articles

Stay Updated With Legal News
Subscribe To Our Newsletter

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.