Queensland's leading firm for Wills, estates and succession planning.

With more than 50 years’ experience across Thynne + Macartney’s Wills & Estates team, we understand that every client’s circumstances are unique and will work with you to find the best options for securing your assets and your future wishes.

Our Wills + Estates accredited specialists give clients practical, realistic and straightforward advice providing the information needed for the best path forward in their particular situation.

Doyle’s Guide recognises Thynne + Macartney as a leading law firm in Queensland for Wills, Estates & Succession Planning, as well as Wills & Estates Litigation.

Offering the choice of in person or an online service for your estate planning, when it is time to take care of the future of your loved ones, we’re with you.

We advise on a range of issues surrounding:

Estate planning

  • Your Will
  • Statutory Wills
  • Testamentary Trusts
  • Enduring power of attorney
  • Health directive
  • Superannuation advice
  • Guardianship of children and dependents
  • Incapacity
  • Succession planning for business, trusts and personal estates

Estate administration

  • Rights and duties of an executor
  • Rights of a beneficiary
  • Grants of probate
  • Grants of letters of administration
  • Estate administration – assets and liabilities
  • Estate administration – time frames

Estate litigation

  • Family provision applications
  • Testamentary capacity
  • Undue influence and suspicious circumstances
  • Breaches of agreement
  • Informal wills
  • Rectification of wills
  • Breaches of duty by executors and administrators
  • Breaches of duty by attorneys acting under enduring powers of attorney

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When you’re planning for the future – we’re with you.

 


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Doyle's Guide recognises Thynne + Macartney as a leading law firm in Queensland for Wills, Estates & Succession Planning, as well as Wills & Estates Litigation. One of our lawyers, Ashleigh Poole, is also individually recognised as specialists accredited by the Queensland Law Society in Succession Law.
   

Our reported case experience

Everyone hopes the administration of their estate will be a simple process with little burden on family and friends. This is typically the case, but when disputes to arise they often involve complex and costly issues that can cause irreparable damage to the family left behind.

Estate litigation cases the Wills + Estates group has experience include

Awards & Recognition

Best Lawyers

Wealth Management & Succession Planning

  • Ashleigh Poole – (2020-2022)

Wills & Estates Litigation

  • Leading Law Firm – First Tier (2020-2021), Second Tier (2018-2019), Third Tier (2017), Recommended (2015-2016)
  • Ashleigh Poole – Recommended (2017-2021)

Wills, Estates & Succession Planning

  • Leading Law Firm – Second Tier (2018-2021), Third Tier (2017)
  • Ashleigh Poole – Recommended (2018-2019 & 2021)
  • Vicky Martin – Rising Star (2021)