In recent months there have been many news reports of celebrities and prominent people who have lost their lives or had their lives cut short due to accident, illness, or death by crime. In each of these high-profile cases, a will in place outlined how the deceased wished for their assets to be distributed once they died. It was also not unusual for the will of each of these celebrities to have been prepared by a lawyer.
Legally, when you pass away without having written a proper will, your estate is automatically distributed as per law i.e. in accordance with legislation. Sometimes this can lead to unfair outcomes for friends and family members who were expecting to receive part of the deceased’s assets. Wills and Estate Lawyers Perth WA can therefore ensure that your wishes are respected, and the law is upheld.