Our Services

We believe communication and collaboration is key.

We work closely with our clients, and their trusted advisors, to achieve the best possible outcome for them and take great pride in our open communication style. No matter what type of legal help you need, Babister Legal has an open door, listening ears and are happy to offer the folowing collection of legal services.

WILLS AND ESTATE PLANNING


Having a Will that outlines your wishes is one less concern for your family members. It is an important document that ensures your wishes are legally recorded. We should all have one.

Estate planning involves considering the various issues that may arise when you pass away or lose the capacity to decide for yourself. We pride ourselves in our offering clear and concise advice to make the process as comfortable and simple as possible.

We provide comprehensive advice on:

  • Drafting your Will
  • Drafting your Power of Attorney
  • Drafting an appointment of Enduring Guardian
  • Preparing Advance Medical Directives
  • Structuring your estate plan in the best way to suit you.

We can help you prepare for the few of life’s certainties. Your loved ones will thank you.

FAMILY LAW


We take our role as our client’s advocates during some of their most difficult days seriously and care not only about the outcome but our client’s wellbeing throughout the process.

We can help you with:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Property and financial settlements
  • Parenting agreements.

As part of your support team, we will help you navigate all you need to do legally as part of a relationship breakdown and keep the lines of communication open with you at all times.

ELDER LAW


As a society we are living longer and with that comes new challenges. Our ageing population is particularly vulnerable community and with that comes additional and very niche legal issues that require unique expertise.

We have a unique experience across estate planning, family and elder law that allows us to provide a unique skillset designed to assist to protect the elders of our community.

We assist clients with:

  • Retirement Village Contracts
  • Aged Care Contracts
  • Granny flat agreements
  • Deeds of Family Arrangements
  • Giving advice to attorney and guardians
  • Advise regarding protection against elder abuse

It can be hard to know where to start when looking after your elderly loved ones, but we can help.

PROBATE


The loss of a loved one can be a person’s darkest day. We help families of lost loved ones deal with the rigmarole of legal process and formalities to finalise their affairs when they’re gone.

We provide a range of services to assist in the administration process, including:

  • Obtaining a Grant of Proabte
  • Obtaining a Grant of Letters of Administration (with the Will) or on Intestacy
  • Collecting in assets, such as bank accounts, shares and property
  • Dealing with superannuation funds for claims
  • Paying final debts
  • Collaborating with tax advisors to finalise tax obligations
  • Distributing estates to beneficiaries entitled.

Being an executor of an estate can be a new and at times daunting experience. We have extensive experience with estate administration and we can guide you through the process.

CONVEYANCING


Purchasing or selling a property can be a daunting and stressful process, both financially and emotionally.

We can help you with a range of property matters including:

  • Sale and purchase of residential property
  • Sale and purchase of commercial premises
  • Off-the-Plan transactions
  • Strata and Community Title Scheme property transactions
  • Retirement Village Contracts
  • Aged Care Contracts
  • Granny Flat Agreements
  • Deeds of Family Arrangements

Babister Legal embraces new technology and offer electronic conveyancing to our clients. This means we can help no matter where you or your property is located.

BUSINESS


As a business owner you are an expert at what you do. So when considering professional advice for your businesses’ legal needs Babister Legal should be your first choice. We, at Babister Legal, are passionate about business law and we thrive on helping our clients’ businesses of all sizes and from all industries.

We offer pragmatic and professional legal advice across all aspects of business and can help with:

  • Drafting of business agreements
  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Partnership agreements
  • Terms and conditions
  • Leases – commercial and retail
  • Business succession planning

We can also refer you to trusted colleagues for your:

  • Debt collection
  • Employment issues
  • Intellectual property including protection and confidentiality agreements.

With our help, you can focus on what you do best and know your legal needs are in experienced hands.