Last updated: April 2021


  • Estate & Probate Law
  • Family Law

State: Victoria

Office: Melbourne CBD

Carew Counsel Solicitors

Carew Counsel Solicitors offer estate administration and litigation services and tailors the costs to the requirements of each estate.


When a family member or close friend is appointed to act as Executor and Trustee of a Will, naturally that person is mourning the loss of a loved one while being tasked with the complex job of Executor including:

  • Advertising & applying for probate;
  • Collecting estate assets & contacting necessary institutions;
  • Payment of outstanding liabilities;
  • Administering assets according the Will;
  • distributing the residue of the estate to beneficiaries;
  • maintaining accounting records; &
  • organising the preparation of tax documents.

Carew Counsel Solicitors can support the Executor(s) through each of the above duties. Executor(s) stay involved in the matter; utilising our services aids in progressing the estate matter efficiently.

Our experienced team can also assist with your Estate Planning needs.

Services Offered

❯ Establish Validity of Wills and Executor or Administrator Role

❯ Determine Beneficiaries

❯ Claim Superannuation Death Benefit

❯ Claim Insurance Death Benefit

❯ Apply for Grant of Probate

❯ Apply for Grant of Letters of Administration

❯ Respond to Court Requisitions

❯ Set-up Estate and Transfer Assets

❯ Liquidate and Set-up Testamentary & Other Trusts

❯ Review prior to Finalising & Distributing

❯ Draft Beneficiary Settlements & Release

❯ Provide End-to-end Administration Service

❯ Support with Contentious Matters & Litigation

❯ Support with Dispute Resolution

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