20% off* Wills and Powers of Attorney until 30 June

Deceased Estate Administration

09 November 2023


Fee name Fee calculation
Capital commission

Either (a) or (b) below – whichever is lower:

(a) Combined total of:

a. asset-based component:

i. principal place of residence: 1.65%

ii. all other assets: 3.85%


b. estate service component: $11,000


(b) 5.5% of the gross value of the estate.

Income commission

up to 6.6%

Other fees

Fee name Fee
Informal estate administration

$216 per hour

Transfer of jointly owned assets to survivor/s


Assisting with a survivorship application

$216 per hour

Intestate estate administration

Senior lawyer: $563/hour
Lawyer: $455/hour
Junior lawyer: $358/hour
Para-legal/Law clerk: $271/hour
Legal secretary/Administrative support: $228/hour

Genealogy services

Genealogy researcher: $265hour

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