Respected and Trusted

Tanya Briffa

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    Accredited Wills & Estates Specialist

    Tanya is currently on parental leave. Clare Sunderland, Stephen Fries and the Wills & Estates team will be maintaining Tanya’s high calibre of service to clients during her absence.

    Tanya joined Aughtersons in March 2004. Tanya is a Senior Associate of the firm and is also one of only a small number of Accredited Wills and Estates Specialists in Victoria. Tanya is a highly respected and valued member of our firm whose clients benefit not only from her expertise but also her professionalism and compassion.

    Having practised almost exclusively in the area of Wills and Estates, Tanya’s wealth of experience has enabled her to establish a reputable, extensive and highly productive practice.

    • Wills
    • Enduring Powers of Attorney
    • Applications for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration
    • Estate administration
    • Applications for further provision from deceased estates (ie. contesting wills)
    • Challenges to Wills (eg. on the grounds of testamentary incapacity)
    • Claims in relation to the payment of superannuation death benefits
    • Advising executors, trustees and beneficiaries in relation to their rights, obligations and entitlements

    Estate planning

    • VCAT Guardianship and Administration matters

    Qualifications and memberships:

    • Accredited Wills & Estates Specialist (Law Institute of Victoria)
    • Bachelor of Laws (Monash University)
    • Bachelor of Arts (Monash University)
    • Member, Law Institute of Victoria Succession Law Practice Section
    • Member, Law Institute of Victoria Litigation Lawyers Practice Section

    tanya.briffa@aughtersons.com.au

    Assistant: Debbie Burnett

    debbie.burnett@aughtersons.com.au

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