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Wills & Probate

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Our experienced lawyers offer guidance on a range of matters related to Wills, succession planning, probate and estate administration.

In order to pass on assets to their intended recipients, people need to be certain these are properly safeguarded in the meantime. We assist clients in the drafting of Wills, thus ensuring they look after their loved ones as intended. We advise on wealth protection and estate inheritance, including trust structures and gifts. As well, we handle agreements such as enduring power of attorney or help make provision for family members with special needs.

Our advice is welcomed in probate matters, both contentious and non-contentious, where we assist individuals in various aspects of estate administration, guiding them through the sometimes complex legal processes; and we help clients in succession of Hong Kong estate left by people originating from different jurisdictions.

Whatever your age or personal situation, we offer sophisticated and practical advice on all matters relating to estate planning and inheritance, always acting in your best interests and giving you peace of mind.

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