Ensuring the security and proper distribution of assets is a significant aspect of responsible estate planning.
On the stunning Sunshine Coast Queensland, known for its picturesque landscapes and thriving local businesses, finding the right fit for your needs is essential.
In this article, we’ll explore the top 10 wills and estate lawyers Sunshine Coast who specialize in their field, with an aim to offer a comprehensive guide for locals seeking expert advice on safeguarding their estates.
But before we get into it, you’re probably wondering what the hell am I doing on a rubbish removal website right?
Well, a bit part of our business over the last 18 months has been helping out Sunny Coast residents with clearing out deceased estates.
We’re typically hired by the relative of the deceased to help sort, clear and clean the property in preparation for putting the house on the market.
So as a way to help locals choose the right lawyers for their needs, I’ve whipped up this article detailing the 10 best wills and estate lawyers on the Sunshine Coast whilst referencing their Google reviews, phone number and website link for you to do your own research.
Once you’ve shortlisted a few candidates that look like they may suit your needs, do your due diligence and head over to their website, browse their service offerings and reach out to the company that seems like the right fit for you.
I’ve also made a note on each business of where their offices are situated so you know you’re shooting in the right direction.
I’m a big believer in going as local as possible when scouting out business’s to work with but of course its always important to factor in their reputation, credentials and offerings.
So without further a do, here’s my list of the top 10 wills and estate lawyers Sunshine Coast.
Bradley & Bray Lawyers
Situated in Nambour and run by its Director Jacob Corbett, Bradley & Bray is an award winning, distinguished law firm on the Sunshine Coast, renowned for delivering exemplary legal services with a focus on Residential and Commercial Conveyancing, Business sales and acquisitions, Wills & Estates, Developments, and Commercial Leasing.
With over 35 years of dedicated service throughout Queensland, Bradley & Bray Lawyers has cultivated a reputation for professionalism and attentiveness.
Whether navigating Business & Commercial affairs, Commercial Real Estate transactions, Wills and Estate Planning, or Succession matters, Bradley and Bray’s adept solicitors in Nambour are always prepared to offer tailored solutions.
Comprising a highly experienced and dedicated team of Property & Commercial Lawyers, their team is committed to providing their clients with top-quality legal advice.
[UPDATE: Since writing this, Bradley & Bray have recently opened a new office in Maroochydore too)
Google Rating: 4.9 Stars
Address: First Level, 15 Ann St, Nambour
Phone Number: (07) 5441 1400
Based in Maroochydore and run by Brisbane born family man Malcolm McColm, MMLaw is not just your run-of-the-mill law firm.
With this firm you can rest assured knowing you’re receiving professional advice as their google reviews will attest to.
MMLaw is devoted to exceptional client service, offering superior expertise in key areas of law including Wills, Estates & Elder Law, Conveyancing & Property Law, Body Corporate Law, and Business Law.
Their commitment translates to the best legal service for their clients – prompt, quality advice delivered in plain language to help navigate legal challenges that are often littered with confusing jargon.
Google Rating: 4.8 Stars
Address: Lvl 4, 57 The Esplanade, Maroochydore
Phone Number: 07 5443 1800
Hawkes Lawyers Buderim
Located in one of my favorite suburbs for good coffee (Buderim) Hawkes Lawyers stands as a versatile law firm delivering tangible outcomes across the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, and Gold Coast.
Started in 2005 and still actively ran by principle Adrian Hawkes with over 20 years experience in the game, their distinctive strength at Hawkes Lawyers lies in their ability to assist Sunny Coast locals in problem-solving.
Hawkes Lawyers can navigate the most direct route to optimal solutions.
Renowned as the most cost-effective legal professionals in South East Queensland, equipped with extensive expertise across all legal domains, feel free to check out their website and drop by to their office in Buderim (and grab a coffee from John Kyle Espresso on Main Street whilst you’re at it)
Google Rating: 4.8 Stars
Address: 5 Lindsay Road, Buderim
Phone Number: (07) 5445 4711
Pathway Legal is an established Coolum based wills and estate law firm that also covers a wide range of services such as a Residential Conveyancing for buying and selling homes, Business Sales and Purchases, Commercial and Retail Leasing, Family Law covering Parenting and Children’s Matters, as well as Property Matters.
Originally started back in 2008 on the stunning Gold Coast, Pathway legal has increased it’s reach by starting up its Coolum office in 2017 to help clients all over Queensland and throughout the entire country.
Family owned, well reputed and currently ran by two powerhouse principle layers Siobhan and Gail Allison, Pathway Legal is a without doubt a top Sunshine Coast law firm when it comes to any wills and estate matters.
Also, the great thing about Pathway Legal is their transparency of pricing. If you head over to their website you’ll find an easy to navigate homepage that outlines their costs (a 15 minute discovery call being totally free for new clients)
Google Rating: 5 Stars!
Address: 14 Elizabeth St, Coolum Beach
Phone Number: (07) 5446 6857
Griffiths Parry Lawyers & Notary
Founded in 1974, Griffiths Parry Lawyers & Notary brings extensive expertise to navigate clients through various legal realms, including business law, family law, property law, litigation, wills, and estates.
Their seasoned team ran by Director Paul Davis, excels in alleviating the complexities of legal issues, delivering outstanding results with cost-effectiveness in mind.
Located in Birtinya, near the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, we extend our assistance to residents throughout the Sunshine Coast and beyond.
For down-to-earth legal advice from skilled Wills and Estate Lawyer Sunshine Coast, reach out to Paul’s team at Griffiths Parry Lawyers today by giving them a call on the number below.
Google Rating: 4.7 Stars
Address: 6 Innovation Parkway, Birtinya
Phone Number: 07 5390 1400
Greenhalgh Pickard Solicitors & Accountants
At Greenhalgh Pickard is a well reputed firm with a large team available to help with all wills and estate matters.
Beyond being professionals, they’re locals—authentic individuals providing practical solutions for your legal and accounting requirements.
Their firm has cultivated trustworthy and robust connections with numerous clients who consider them their trusted guides and advisors for a variety of legal matters.
Yet, don’t take my word for it, not only have these guys been finalists for the last three years in the Sunshine Coast business awards, they’ve amassed a remarkable collection of 640 5 Star Google reviews from their loyal clients so to gain insights into what their clients express about their experiences, head over to their website and take a look.
This firm definitely belongs in the top 10 best wills and estate lawyers Sunshine Coast list.
Google Rating: 5 Star Rating! (Definitely worth a look)
Address: Level 1/15 Nicklin Way, Minyama
Phone Number: (07) 5444 1022
Spire Law, a leading law firm based on the Sunshine Coast with a strong focus on community initiatives and charities, they cater to the legal needs of clients spanning the entire east coast of Australia. Their dedicated team comprises 14 lawyers and 21 paralegals and support staff.
With well positioned offices in Beerwah and Cooroy, as well as Caloundra, Maroochydore, and Noosa Heads along the coastline, they provide convenient accessibility.
Offering commercially relevant and solution-oriented guidance, they serve businesses and private clients across diverse industries and requirements.
Founded and run by experienced lawyer Glen Carpenter, Spire Law collaborates closely with clients and their advisors, Glen’s team strives to enhance value, seize opportunities, accomplish objectives, and facilitate new beginnings.
For any wills and estate matter feel free to do your research on their website, reach out to any one of their offices on the coast and get the advice you need.
Google Rating: 4.4 Stars
Address: Level 5/8 Maroochydore Rd, Maroochydore
Phone Number: (07) 3088 7511
For more than four decades, Kruger Law has been serving the Sunshine Coast with a wealth of experience and expertise in Wills and Estates, Conveyancing, and Commercial Law.
Started by John Kruger in 1990 (who is retired) and now run by director Trent Wakerley, Kruger Law is a law firm you can rely on to provide you with the specialized service you’re looking for.
They have a commitment to offering reasonably priced and personalized legal advice, collaborating with clients to navigate their legal concerns while keeping them thoroughly informed throughout the process.
At Kruger Law, their dedication is to craft a thoughtfully tailored and customized plan to address any legal needs you may have.
What sets them apart is their profound knowledge, comprehensive understanding, and personable approach.
Based out of Ocean Street in Maroochydore, Kruger Law are a safe bet if you’re looking for a professional wills and estate lawyer on the Sunshine Coast.
They’re also really active on social media so if you’re looking for one of the best wills and estate lawyers Sunshine Coast then drop them a message today and get started with the legal help you’re searching.
Google Rating: 4.3 Stars (but all the negative reviews look like an attempt to defame, possibly from another firm)
Address: 2 Ocean St, Maroochydore
Phone Number: (07) 5443 9600
North Coast Law
Originating from modest origins, North Coast Law traces its roots back to its inception as Alan Taylor & Associates Solicitors in 1992 started by Alan Taylor.
The original office welcomed its first clients in one of my favorite Sunny Coast town’s, Palmwoods (yes, I love Rick’s Garage)
Over the years, North Coast Law has undergone significant expansion, experiencing remarkable growth that underscores its commitment to legal excellence.
From those early days, the firm has evolved into a bit of a legal powerhouse, steadily progressing and thriving with expansion from the north to the south of the Sunshine Coast.
If you cant make it into their quaint office in Palmwoods, they have offices in Pomona, Beerwah and Kawana to help make their services easily accessible.
As the firm continues to build upon its successes, the story of North Coast Law serves as a testament to its resilience and ongoing commitment from it’s principle lawyer, Alan Taylor.
I’ve actually met Alan on an estate clearance in Buderim. He’s a genuine bloke and was even kind enough to give us a hand tearing up some old carpet!
Google Rating: 4.8 Stars
Address: 7 Margaret St, Palmwoods (above the Craig Barnby offices)
Phone Number: (07) 5445 0544
Easton Lawyers proudly serves as a local legal resource in possibly the most picturesque hinterland town of them all, Maleny.
With a history spanning over 30 years, the practice has undergone a few name changes, solidifying its roots in the community and proudly owned by keen musician and multi-lingual Tove Easton since 2007.
Under Tove’s direction, Easton Lawyers remains an integral part of the wonderful and diverse community of Maleny and surrounding hinterland areas.
The firm is committed to delivering traditional, customer-centric service with a particular emphasis on actively supporting and sponsoring local community events.
At Easton Lawyers, their dedicated all female team work hard at their roles of assisting locals through challenging and stressful times.
What I like about Easton is, they recognize that accessibility is crucial, and to overcome any obstacles, the firm offers home visits and/or hospital visits as part of their comprehensive service.
This commitment reflects the team’s understanding of the importance of extending support beyond the confines of their office, ensuring that clients receive the assistance they need, regardless of their location or circumstances.
Easton Lawyers offer a zero cost initial consultation for new clients so if you’re local to Maleny, head over to their website and see if Tove and her team are the right fit for your legal needs.
Google Rating: 4.2 Stars
Address: 62 Maple St, Maleny
Phone Number: (07) 5494 3511
So there you have it…
The 10 Best Wills and Estate Lawyers Sunshine Coast.
I do hope you found this article useful and have managed to find a local law firm that suits your needs.
All the best,