How do I make a will?

How do I make a will?

  1. Visit our page How to Make A Will for more information.

[extract] To make a will, you must be 18 years or older and of sound mind. You can do one of the following:

  • ask a solicitor to prepare a will for you
  • buy a do-it-yourself kit, available from an Australia Post Office or some news agencies – you
    should carefully read and follow all instructions in the kit
  • make a will with the Public Trustee – this is only available to some people – see below.

You may wish to seek legal advice before you draft your own will. If your will does not meet all the legal requirements, or is not clear, your executor may need to employ a lawyer to have the will interpreted by a court. This may result in extra costs and delays to your estate. The Public Trustee can prepare and update wills for certain people…(more)

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