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A will states how you’d like your assets to be divided and your loved ones cared for when you’re gone.
Dying without a will means no clear instructions for those left behind, which can lead to second-guessing or squabbling between family and friends. It can mean time, money and stress to resolve. Even then, the law ultimately decides.
Having an up-to-date will is about leaving well, and taking responsibility for the people and things in your life.
Our online platform makes it easy to get your will, enduring powers of attorney and statement of wishes sorted – in your own time and in no time at all.
- Public Trust is the most experienced trustee services organisation
- The online platform is accessible 24/7 and fully secure
- Our support team is based in New Zealand, available for a live chat or a phone call
- Our services can cover all needs – from simple to complex
- It's quick and easy to complete yourself
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Can a will be digitally signed and witnessed?
For your will to be legally valid, it must be printed and physically signed in front of two witnesses. You don't need a lawyer or JP to witness your will, but your two witnesses must be people who don't benefit from the will. Self-isolation may mean people don’t have access to appropriate witnesses. Public Trust can help in this situation – contact us to arrange something suitable.
Do I have to certify my EPA?
Your enduring power of attorney must be certified to be valid. An officer of a trustee organisation (such as Public Trust) or a lawyer/legal executive must “certify” you are mentally capable and understand what you are authorising. You must sign in front of this witness. This service is included in your Public Trust EPA. Self-isolation means it’s safest to wait until our centres reopen before we certify your EPA, however, if it's urgent, we can still help – please get in touch if this is the case.
Online wills start from just $69, and enduring powers of attorney cost $129 each (or $229 for you and your partner when you get a mirror EPA). Consider adding a statement of wishes for just $39. All prices include GST.
Let’s get this done. Straightforward needs. Simple will.$69
Caters for most common needs. Standard will.$119
Caters for more uncommon needs and structures.$169
|Include children and future children|
|Include or exclude overseas assets|
|Make conditional on engagement|
|Encompass separation and divorce|
|Suitable for a "blended family"|
|Include your family trust|
|Suitable for business owners|
|Appoint own Executors / Trustees|
|Divide your estate and nominate back-ups|
|Specify guardians of your children|
|Gift specific items and pets|
|Instruct on distribution or personal possessions|
|Gift your life insurance policy|
|Instruct on management of your business assets|
|Create mirror will for spouse/partner (additional cost applies)|
|Customise your estate shares|
|Leave rights to occupy or use assets|
All prices include GST.