Wills, Estates, Probate and Letters of Administration

General information about making a Will, Deceased Estates and Executors and services in Western Australia. 

Public Trustee

The Public Trustee provides quality will-drafting, trustee and asset management services to all Western Australians. They can assist with:

  • Wills and Will storage
  • Deceased Estate administration
  • Executor assistance
  • Trustee services
  • Financial administration

New enquiries and appointments: Phone: 1300 746 116  Fax: 08 9222 6617

Legal  Aid

Legal Aid WA does not give advice on making or challenging wills. Any queries or problems relating to your will should be discussed with your lawyer or call Legal Aid WA’s InfoLine on 1300 650 579 for more information or referral to an organisation that may be able to help you.

Citizens Advice Bureau of WA

The Citizens Advice Bureau of WA provides a readily accessible legal advice service where people are able to bring their legal problems to a lawyer for an appointment. Issues such as simple wills, powers of attorney and probate. There is a standard fee for a consultation of 20 minutes. An office is located in Fremantle and Perth (head office).

Fremantle

Located at 13 Cantonment Street Fremantle. Phone 08 9335 4522.

Perth

Located at 25 Barrack Street, Perth 6000. Phone  08 9221 5711 Fax 08 9221 5356 

Australian Red Cross Will Service

Phone 1800 811 700  bequests@redcross.org.au     http://www.redcross.org.au
Red Cross' National Solicitor Network offers a reduced charge of $75 to prepare a simple Will. We provide referrals to qualified solicitors, who can help create your Will or update your existing Will at a reduced cost. After looking after your loved ones we would be honoured should you consider leaving a bequest in your Will to Red Cross. If your Will has detailed provisions that cause complex planning, the referred solicitor may charge you more for the costs of preparing your Will. To find a Red Cross National Solicitor from our network near you, please email or call.
Eligibility: Open To All  Open hours:  8.30 am-5.00 pm

Will kits

Simple Will Kits may be purchased at post offices or some newsagencies or online.

Other legal advice referrals

An evening legal service which is held at least once a fortnight at Fremantle Community Legal Centre is able to provide one-off advice in the area of wills and estates and subject to the lawyers availability.

Mobile Wills service

There are some private legal services in WA which provide home visits in order to make a will. 

Useful Links

Contacts:

  • Public Trustee Phone: 1300 746 116
  • Legal Aid InfoLine 1300 650 579
  • Citizens Advice Bureau (Perth) Phone: 08 9221 5711
  • Fremantle Community Legal Centre Phone: 08 9432 9790
  • Australian Red Cross Will Service Phone   1800 811 700