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Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney

We offer personal, cost-effective help with drafting Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney (EPAs).

Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney (EPAs)

We can ensure the correct management of your financial and property assets. Whether making a new Will, updating an existing one, or deciding on an executor and attorney - we can help. Our team specialises in living Wills, preparing Enduring Powers of Attorney, and planning the future of your estates.

  • Making a new Will

  • Updating an existing Will

  • Advising executors and attorneys

  • Preparing Enduring Powers of Attorney

  • Estate Planning

  • Living Wills (Advance Directives)

Meet our Will and EPA law experts

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With us all the way

When Gallie Miles clients Blair and Rosie Shaw began the hunt for their first home around eight years ago, life looked a little different. Fast forward to 2024 and the couple have two children, aRead more

FAQ’s – Estate Administration

Estate Administration is a foreign concept to a lot of people, and it’s not until you’re thrown into the job that you realise you’re not entirely sure what you should be doing.  At Gallie MileRead more

Probate v Letters of Administration

When you die in NZ and you hold assets over the value of $15,000.00 in one place such as the bank or your KiwiSaver investment, a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration is necessary to allow tRead more

Children Contesting a Will under the Family Protection Act 1955

When preparing a will, you’re stating how you wish to distribute your assets when you die. Our clients are often unaware that if you are a parent, under the New Zealand Family Protection Act 1955Read more

A smooth transition

Retired couple Mary and Ross Karl spent most of their lives running their dairy farm in Ohaupo. When the time came to move into a retirement village earlier this year, they called on Gallie Miles’Read more

Doing right by us

Following her father suffering a serious health event while holidaying in the Philippines, Grace Jones was ready to come home and be closer to family. Throughout the traumatic experience, the familyRead more

What happens when there is no Will?

Losing a loved one is such a difficult time and it can be extremely overwhelming. When there is no Will, it can cause even more stress. In this blog, we look at what happens when there is no Will. InRead more

What is an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA)?

What would you want to happen if you lose the ability to make decisions for yourself? Are your wishes for your personal care and welfare known? Will your property be protected and looked after? Here,Read more

Why do I need a Will?

Having a Will sorted will give you and your loved ones peace of mind. What do you want to happen when you die? Are those you care about looked after? What to you want to happen with your belongings aRead more

Understanding Enduring Powers of Attorney

David and Kathy recently came in to ask about Enduring Powers of Attorney. Kathy handles most of the finances for the farm and David is worried that if something happens to Kathy, he won’t be able Read more

Providing for a Blended Family Upon One’s Death

Join Nicole as she explains what happens in this certain scenario.  If you are in a similar situation, we are here to help you. Get in touch with one of the team today.Read more

What are the benefits of having a Will?

While creating a Will may be a cost that most try to avoid, it provides many benefits to the loved ones you leave behind. A common misconception is that if you die intestate (e.g. die without a will)Read more


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