FAQ

Answers to our most frequently asked questions.

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If you require advice on a matter, we charge $250 for an initial consultation. During this consultation, we will be able to determine the scope of work required to be done and provide a further estimate of costs, or fixed fee costs, for any further work that may be required.

Yes, we do offer telephone consultations by appointment. Some clients also like to make use of Zoom and Skype for video conferencing (but this is, of course, subject to ensuring that an appropriate internet connection is in place).

Yes, in most circumstances we can take your initial instructions over the phone. If a solicitor is not available at the time of your call, a member of our conveyancing team can assist.

Yes, we have experienced solicitors who regularly appear in a wide range of jurisdictions, including Local Court, District Court, Supreme Court, Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, Family Court and the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal.

We charge $99 per document for the preparation and execution of a simple Will, Power of Attorney or Appointment of Enduring Guardian. If you would like to put in more complex estate planning and testamentary arrangements, we can provide an estimate of costs to prepare any additional, or more complex, documents.

Yes, out-of-office appointments are available at an additional cost.

Bring photographic identification to your appointment. In addition, it is helpful to bring along details of the following:

  • who you would like to appoint as executor (the person who will be responsible for carrying out the wishes in your Will);
  • who will be guardian of your children;
  • your assets;
  • any specific gifts you would like to leave;
  • who will receive the remainder of your assets; and
  • details of any funeral arrangements.

Bring photographic identification to your appointment. In addition, it is helpful to bring along details of the following:

  • your former partner/spouse and your children;
  • the history of your relationship;
  • if seeking advice on parenting, the previous and current care arrangements for your children as well as any specific concerns;
  • if seeking advice on property, your assets and their approximate values; and
  • any correspondence or documents you may have received from a solicitor acting for your former partner/spouse.

Bring photographic identification to your appointment. In addition, it is helpful to bring along, or send/deliver to us beforehand, copies the following:

  • for a criminal matter (including traffic/driving offences):
    • Court Attendance Notice;
    • Facts Sheet (if received);
    • Custody Management Record (if received); and
    • any other document you may have that you think could be relevant; and
  • for a licence matter (such as suspension or appeal involving Roads & Maritime Services):
    • Notice of Suspension (if applicable);
    • copy of your driving record (which can be obtained online or in person from RMS); and
    • any other document you may have that you think could be relevant.

No, none of our solicitors are currently appointed to a Legal Aid NSW panel and therefore cannot represent clients under a grant of legal aid.