Val is an experienced wills and estates lawyer based in Perth, Western Australia. Val drafts documents relating to all aspects of estate planning including wills, testamentary trust wills, enduring powers of attorney and guardianship, advanced health directives and a range of trust deeds. Val help's high net wealth family groups and business owners with their succession planning by reviewing related documents and providing strategic guidance.
Principal / Estate Planning Lawyer
Val holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of New England.
Since admitted, Val has gained valuable experience working in the areas of estate planning and deceased estates, family law, franchising and general commercial law.
Val advises his clients on a wide range of matters relating to their wills and estate planning, including testamentary capacity issues, estate administration matters, complex grant applications and claims under the Family Provision Act and contested probate applications. Val helps individual and high net worth clients and entrepreneurs create personalised succession strategies for their situation to ensure the smooth transfer of control over their assets and businesses.
He is also experienced in the administration of deceased estates, such as preparing applications for probate and letters of administration, deeds of family arrangement, deeds of release and estate accounts, trust deeds for infant beneficiaries, transmission / survivorship applications, transfers of land and share transfers.
Through his work with a range of top-tier organisations, Val has gained a range of other unique skills, including business and data analysis, quality management and applications development. Val is a solutions oriented lawyer who looks for innovations which can improve the service offered to clients.
I develop ongoing relationships with clients, providing efficient and effective legal services which address both their current and future needs.
Val Antoff | Estate Planning Lawyer