Struggling to find a Will of a loved one, or to find if a Will even exists, is now a thing of the past.
Registering the location of a Will is also effortless.
Our simplified database provides you and your loved ones with guaranteed piece of mind both now & in the future!
The lack of a simplified & easy to use National Will Registry in Australia has resulted in uncertainty and expense for individuals trying to locate the Will of a loved one, and made life complicated for Succession Lawyers who are burdened with a host of administrative and duty of care obligations. Australian Will Registry is the key to a future where locating a Will is simple and just a few clicks way.
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Estate planning documents are often prepared years before they’re needed. Lawyers retire, Law Firms can move, close or be sold/merged, and people can naturally move also. If a Will can’t be located, the Law presumes the Will was revoked. This has major implications for family, friends & beneficiaries, and ultimately makes the time, effort & money YOU have invested creating/modifying YOUR Will to be absolutely pointless. This is exactly why Australian Will Registry provides a simple & easy to use online system. The AWR safe and secure Will Registry ensures the investment YOU have made in your Will is to avail and that your final wishes are executed.
A Will is a legally binding document that sets out the distribution of your assets after the event of your death. A Will is a very important document as it allows your assets to be protected and distributed according to your wishes.
In the event of your death, if you don’t have a Will, your assets and the entirety of your estate are distributed according to the Australian Administration and Probate Act 1958. This means that your assets are not distributed according to your wishes. This is why it is crucial to have a legal Will document, so that in the event of your death, your assets are distributed as you want.
There’s no point having a Will if it can’t be located, & this is unfortunately very common.
As your Will is such an important legal document, it is important to have the location of its whereabouts stored on a secure database for your loved ones to access should the worst happen to you.
Our site is easy to use, safe, secure and most important, provides our clients with peace of mind that your last wishes are able to be respected.
Australian Will Registry is an Australian owned and operated company. Our team have expert knowledge in the legal framework surrounding Wills and the storage of your information. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us today.
No, our system is designed so that individuals may enter the information of where their Will is held, for example with a specific solicitor, and our database stores the location of your Will for your loved ones to access in the event of your passing.
AWR services are available for an annual subscription of $20.00 including GST. Payments can be easily & securely made via credit card online
By selecting the SEARCH page on our website, you can enter information to confirm if a person has stored the location of their Will with the Australian Will Registry.
When a search is successful, you will be able to access the location of the Will.
A small fee of $149 (including GST) is applicable to access the information. Payments can be made safely & securely via credit card online.
Registering your Will is completely OPTIONAL, but is highly recommended to ensure the investment YOU have made in creation & upkeep of your Will is to avail and that your final wishes are executed
All services are provided instantly online with the safe & secure Australian Will Registry.
Once you have received the stored information in our database, we recommend that you make contact with the law firm or solicitor that is holding custody of your loved ones Will to organise its release. Law firms must maintain professional conduct and have an obligation to release the relevant Will information to the nominated executor or next of kin.