Estate - Property Planning Central Coast

Estate planning involves planning for the management and distribution of your estate for the duration of your lifetime and after your death.

For Estate – Property Planning on the Central Coast, look no further than Bilson Law

Estate - Property Planning Central Coast

At Bilson Law, have your important documents prepared with confidence, such as:


We take time to listen to you so that we know all of the relevant circumstances so that you are properly advised.

We help you protect your assets including your house, bank funds, superannuation, assets held jointly or in your sole name.

We help you plan for care of your minor children in the event that something happens to you.

Assistance obtaining your previous Will and other documents held by your previous lawyer.

Power of attorney

We take time to understand your needs and ensure that your Power of Attorney is prepared carefully to ensure your interests are protected. Without a Power of Attorney, your loved ones will need to apply to the Guardianship Tribunal if you do not have capacity to instruct a Solicitor to prepare your Power of Attorney. This means that it is important to act quickly.

For any previous appointment, we assist you with the Revocation of any previous Power of Attorney.

Registration of your new Power of Attorney.

Enduring guardian

Our goal is to empower you to have the lifestyle and medical treatments that you agree to. Having an Enduring Guardian in place will impact the future care you receive.

For any previous appointment, we assist you with the Revocation of any previous Enduring Guardian.

Guidance on how to obtain your:

  • Medical Advanced Care Directive
  • Donor registration

additional protection

We assist you in establishing mechanisms to protect your estate from possible claims that may be made.


We offer clients our Estate Planning Workbook so that you can provide a complete guide to your Attorney and/or Executor.

We assist clients to arrange storage of documents so that documents are held in a safe and secure manner.

At Bilson Law, we aim to keep the process straight forward:


Initial consultation

We meet with you for your initial consultation at our office or, if required, at your home. The purpose of this appointment is provide you with advice based on your particular circumstances and to understand your goals.


Review of draft documents

Within one week following your initial consultation, you will receive your draft documents. We then liaise with you if any changes are required.


Appointment to sign your documents

We meet with you for you to sign your documents to ensure they satisfy formality requirements.


Storage of your documents

We provide a no-cost document storage service for your peace of mind.

Estate Property Planning

Frequently Asked Questions

At Bilson Law, we understand that estate planning can often be initiated under challenging circumstances. To accommodate all our clients, including those with conditions that might impact cognition, we offer a thorough capacity review process. We collaborate closely with your medical provider to confirm if you have the necessary capacity to proceed with preparing your documents.

For clients facing terminal illnesses, we ensure that your estate is managed smoothly and cost-effectively, relieving you and your loved ones of unnecessary stress during a difficult time.

We are here when you need us the most, offering out-of-business-hours hospital appointments to provide peace of mind when it’s most required.

Our estate planning services cover everything from how your assets should be distributed among beneficiaries to making arrangements for future healthcare and life support decisions. We address potential debts that could impact your estate, consider superannuation and business interests, and more.

We utilise wills, trusts, powers of attorney, enduring guardian and healthcare directives to ensure your wishes are thoroughly documented and respected.

Many clients are surprised to learn that not all assets automatically form part of their estate. At Bilson Law, we guide you through the separate processes required to manage these assets according to your wishes.

Regardless of age, health, or wealth status, everyone benefits from a well-prepared estate plan. Our goal is to simplify the process, making it straightforward and stress-free, while maintaining the highest quality of legal advice.

Estate planning is about more than just asset distribution; it’s about establishing your legacy, securing your family’s future, and ensuring your peace of mind. Don’t delay; the sooner you start, the more options you will have.

If your loved one has lost the capacity to manage their own affairs and no Power of Attorney is in place, it will be necessary to apply for a Financial Management Order through the Tribunal. This order allows a designated person or an organisation to manage the financial affairs on behalf of your loved one. At Bilson Law, we can assist you with the process of obtaining a Financial Management Order to ensure that your loved one’s financial matters are handled appropriately and legally.

The Bilson Law Estate Planning Workbook is a perfect guide on what information that your Executor will require from you to help fulfill their role.

Estate Planning Fees

We often receive calls asking “How much does it cost to get a Will?”. Our fees are structured so that you get the maximum value.

Summary of Costs

  • Initial consultation:   $340 + GST
  • Draft your will:   $220 + GST
  • Draft your power of attorney:   $125 + GST
  • Draft your enduring guardian:   $125 + GST

Complementary services, are services we do not charge for:

  • Revocation of previous documents;
  • Liaise with your doctor if capacity assessment if required;
  • Liaise with your previous Solicitor to obtain your previous documents, if required;
  • Assist you in preparing a Statutory Declaration regarding any potential claim to your estate;
  • Meet with you to sign your documents with you;
  • Provide you with our Estate Planning Workbook.

Other costs that may be applicable:

  • Cost to register your Power of Attorney – LRS registration fee $165.40.
  • Arrange an interpreter if you don’t speak English.

Looking for help with your Estate Planning on the Central Coast?

Bilson Law offers trusted legal advice, together with courage, compassion and connection. Book your free discovery call to discuss your family law or estate law matter with our knowledgeable and experienced team