We aim to provide the best possible service at a reasonable price. Fees and out of pocket expenses will be discussed at your first interview and backed up by a written cost estimate. Our standard fees and hourly rates are set out below.
All rates include GST
Kym Bartel or Tony Hall, Partners: $407.00 per hour.
Greg Nicholls or Erica Nicholls, Seniors Associates: $407.00 per hour.
Sue Bartel or Alison Skinner Registered Conveyancers: $250.00 per hour.
A paralegal or Personal Assistant: $134.00 per hour.
Common Fees Payable to Other Parties (‘Disbursements’)
The following fees are common in many matters. Some, all or none may apply to your matter.
Probate Fees (2017-2018 financial year):
The Supreme Court application fee payable is based on the gross value of the estate:-
|(a) Gross value of $200,000.00 or less||$780.00|
|(b) Gross value of more than $200,000.00 but less than or equal to $500,000.00||$1,560.00|
|(c) Gross value of more than $500,000.00 but less than or equal to $1,000,000.00||$2,079.00|
|(d) Gross value of more than $1,000,000.00||$3,118.00|
(Paid to the Supreme Court upon lodging an application for probate)
Lands Titles Office Registration Fee (2017-2018 financial year): $160.00
(Paid to the Lands Titles Office on lodging each dealing with land, except transfers, which vary with the value of the land)
Title Register Search: $28.25
(Paid to the Lands Titles Office on ordering a search of the title to real property)
Business Searches (InfoTrack)
|ASIC Organisation Extract (Company Search)||$23.30|
|ASIC Business Name Extract (Search)||$23.20|
|Personal Property Securities Register Search||$15.20|
|PRICES FOR WILLS, POWER OF ATTORNEY AND ADVANCE CARE DIRECTIVE DOCUMENTS|
|1 x Will||$300.00||$250.00|
|2 x Wills||$400.00||$340.00|
|1 x POA||$170.00||$140.00|
|2 x POA||$270.00||$230.00|
|1 x Will & POA||$350.00||$300.00|
|2 x Wills & POA||$500.00||$430.00|
|1 x ACD||$220.00||$190.00|
|2 x ACD||$300.00||$260.00|
|1 x Will & ACD||$380.00||$300.00|
|2 x Wills & ACD||$510.00||$440.00|
|1 x POA & ACD||$320.00||$280.00|
|2 x POA & ACD||$400.00||$340.00|
|1 x Will, POA & ACD||$450.00||$380.00|
|2 x Wills, POA & ACD||$550.00||$480.00|
|Revocation POA or ACD||$150.00||$130.00|
|*Prices are for basic, straight forward documents – GST inclusive
We will provide written quotes for more complex estate planning advice.