Queensland Law Society

Succession law

Queensland Law Society (QLS) provides succession and estate law practitioners with support and information.

Succession law is comprised of:

  • Estate planning – drafting wills, enduring powers of attorney, advance health directives and other documents to help succession planning
  • Estate administration – involving administration and finalisation of an estate. This includes obtaining a grant of probate, settling estate debts and transferring property to beneficiaries
  • Estate litigation – providing advice to persons who wish to contest the will or wish to seek further provision from the estate.

Resources and key links

Court Protocol

The Supreme Court of Queensland is now trialling a Wills and Estates List. The Wills and Estates List Judge for the purpose of the trial is Justice Boddice. The applicable protocol can be found here.

Proctor and online articles

Advocacy submissions