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Estate Administration

We are Victoria’s leading estate administrator, with a team of financial and legal experts on hand to manage the end-to-end process.

Product Overview

We carry out the wishes outlined in your will when you die. Our team of experts are impartial and highly skilled in handling complex financial and legal matters like obtaining a grant of probate from the court, arranging your burial and distributing your assets as intended. You can have complete confidence that your affairs are taken care of.

Key Benefits

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Trusted for generations

We offer the stability and reliability that exists nowhere else.

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Connected services

Access a comprehensive range of additional support and services, all in one place.

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Government backed

Have peace of mind with government support, ensuring the highest standards of integrity and accountability.

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Conflict resolution

Enjoy conflict prevention through our impartial approach, ensuring a smooth and fair process.

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Extensive experience

Have confidence your affairs are in capable hands with over 1,500 estates administered annually.

How to access this service

You can access our Estate Administration service when:

  • You appoint us in your will to act as an executor when you die.
  • You need help or are unavailable after being appointed as the executor in somebody’s will when they die.
  • The law requires us to act as executor if you die without a will.

Prepare or update your will

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“As an executor, handling someone’s Estate can be quite challenging. Someone suggested that State Trustees could assist, rather than going down the path of a Solicitor. We initially contacted State Trustees who promptly emailed both Justin and I a proposal with a scale of fees, which we thought were very reasonable.”


Fees Summary

Nominating us as executor in your will is completely free of charge. The only fee involved is for the preparation of your will if required. The fees for administering your estate are covered from your estate when you pass away.

Up to $500,000
  • 3.3%
Greater than $500,000 and up to $1,000,000
  • $16,500 plus 1.5% of the amount over $500,000
Greater than $1,000,000 and up to $3,000,000
  • $24,000 plus 0.55% of the amount over $1,000,000
Greater than $3,000,000
  • $35,000 plus 0.44% of the amount over $3,000,000

Are State Trustees wills legally valid?

Yes. Every State Trustees will is legally valid for use in Australia if filled out correctly online or with your Will Writer.

Are there discounts for Will Appointments?

Discounts are available if you book as a couple, are a concession card holder, nominate State Trustees as your executor, activate your Financial Power of Attorney with us or purchase a will plus one or more documents. To learn more about discounts and bundle document pricing, go here.

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Further Information


Your executor checklist

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The role of an executor of a will

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Choosing an executor

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