Looking after and protecting those hard earned assets is something we all think about but often leave for another day. While family trusts and trading trusts may not suit everybody, they can play a crucial part in your legal health.

Asset protection from creditors, preserving your wealth for your family and ensuring you are looked after in your retirement are all good reasons to consider a programme for asset protection. Cook Morris Quinn has considerable expertise in this area to assess the most appropriate structures for you.

Having a will or trust is a good start to having your personal affairs in order but it is just as important to have effective and efficient legal assistance when the need arises to rely on those documents. At Cook Morris Quinn we have tried and tested procedures to assist you in administering an estate or your family trust. We will let you know when you need to attend to gifting and prepare all of the relevant documents. We will ensure that you are aware of all your obligations as a trustee or executor.

We can assist in the following areas:

  • Preparing Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Advising on and creating family and trading trusts
  • Transferring property into family and trading trusts
  • Administering family trusts with regular meetings and necessary resolutions
  • Administering deceased estates

Our team to assist you with your estate planning include Andrew Cook, Helen Morgan, Alison Dymond, Jim PludthuraAlex Dunne, Adine Wilson and Dee Barnes.