Disaster Legal Help Victoria

A Will is a written document that sets out what you want to happen to your assets after you die.

Victoria Legal Aid's Wills and estatesExternal Link page has information about:

  • making a Will
  • changing a Will
  • challenging a Will
  • what happens if someone dies without a Will
  • administration of an estate
  • getting legal help.

Where to get help

Call Disaster Legal Help Victoria on 1800 113 432 (weekdays 8am to 6pm) for legal information and referrals or contact your closest community legal centreExternal Link to get advice from a local lawyer. For alternative contact options, visit our homepage.

For additional support options and a directory of other services, visit Other organisations that can help.

Law Institute of Victoria

The peak body for the Victorian legal profession, representing 19,000 lawyers and people working in the law state-wide. Call the Law Institute of Victoria's Legal Referral Service for referral to a lawyer near you who will provide up to the first 30 minutes of the consultation free of charge.

(03) 9607 9550, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

https://www.liv.asn.au/find-a-lawyerExternal Link

Seniors Rights Victoria

State-wide organisation that tackles elder abuse.

1300 368 821, Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm.

https://seniorsrights.org.au/External Link

Wills and Probate office of the Supreme Court

Provides information about grants of probate and the administration of deceased estates.

03 8600 2006

https://www.supremecourt.vic.gov.au/wills-and-probateExternal Link

Reviewed 10 October 2022