Sydney Wills and Estate Lawyers

Our Sydney lawyers are experts in Wills, Estate Planning, Will Disputes and Probate.

About our Sydney law firm

Heckenberg Lawyers is a Sydney law firm. We’re experts in Will Disputes (No Win No Fee), Probate, Wills and Estate Planning. Great communication, transparent fees, client-focussed and 5-star online reviews. Need help?

Why Us?

A few reasons why people are choosing our Sydney law firm

Experts in Wills & Estates

No Win, No Fee for Will Disputes


5-Star Reviews

Plain-English Advice

Personal Touch

Open for Business


What people are saying about our Sydney Wills and Estate Lawyers

Jane Araneda
Jane Araneda
5-Star Google Review
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Thanks to Graeme, Blaise and their team at Heckenberg Lawyers for helping us finalise our matter in a timely manner. They were always very helpful and professional. They took care of everything very well, which meant that there was no added stress on me and my family. Jane A.
Kim Pink
Kim Pink
5-Star Google Review
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I found Heckenberg Lawyers to be very professional and knowledgeable. Graeme took the time and explained the entire process to me. He was never pushy nor was he just after "his cut" as so many other practices are. He was at all times looking out for the best interest of the estate and not wanting it to be eaten. I found his staff to be extremely thorough and attentive. I would have no hesitations to recommend this practice if you want the best outcome possible.
Donna Hodges
Donna Hodges
5-Star Google Review
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Blaise was extremely professional in assisting with all matters to do with my fathers estate and probate. She made an extremely complex process very easy to understand and instilled great confidence at a difficult personal time for our family.
Sonja Psaroudis
Sonja Psaroudis
5-Star Google Review
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If you need legal representation in a matter to do with Wills & Estate law I highly recommend Graeme, Blaise and the whole team at Heckenberg. Their knowledge and expertise in this area of the law was a huge comfort at a very difficult time, saving all parties involved time and money in the long run. Thanks again .!
Olma Mignacca
Olma Mignacca
5-Star Google Review
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Graeme is trustworthy and thorough. His charges were reasonable and easily understood. The team was considerate and helpful.
Samuel Burns
Samuel Burns
5-Star Google Review
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As the executor of an estate, I engaged Graeme and his team to handle a family provision claim and probate matter. I found Graeme to be professional and knowledgeable. Throughout the entire process, Graeme treated all parties involved with respect. He was always willing to take my concerns onboard and never pushy. Highly recommended.
5-Star Google Review
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Let me take this opportunity to thank you both for your professionalism, assistance and patience in this matter. Helen


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Useful Information

FAQ and information about our Sydney law firm

Heckenberg Lawyers is a team of experienced lawyers who are focused on Wills, Estate Planning, Will Disputes and Probate. 

When you become a client you’re accessing the combined resources of all our lawyers without the cost of a big city law firm. 

You deal with a senior lawyer each time you speak with us about your matter. 

Our approach to your matter allows us to collaborate and determine the most effective strategy.

We try to resolve each matter WITHOUT going to court by using alternative methods (e.g. negotiation and mediation). This can reduce your costs and stress.

However, we’ll advise you if going to court is a preferable option.

Please contact us (obligation-free) for our fees.

We aim to keep you fully informed on fees and costs.

Our clients say that we’re affordable and transparent.

Do you have any of the following problems?

  • I don’t have a Will and I want to protect my assets by making sure they are fairly distributed when I die.
  • I have a Will and I would like to discuss an estate plan to make sure the value of my assets are protected.
  • I have found out that I am an Executor to a Will. I’m not sure what to do.
  • I am an executor to a Will and someone is disputing the Will. I need specialist help.
  • Someone close to me has passed away and I have been left out of a Will. What can I do?

We have offices in Sydney and Mona Vale (Northern Beaches).

Find our offices addresses here.

Our commitment to you is that we will:

  • Listen to you.
  • Advise and explain the relevant law.
  • Keep you informed of significant issues in your case.
  • Provide you with cost-effective, practical advice in plain English.
  • Act in your best interests at all times. 
  • Keep your affairs strictly confidential.
  • We will not over-charge you, or waste your time or money.

Yes. But it’s preferable that you hire a lawyer if you want to dispute a Will.


Due to changes in the law, Will Disputes are becoming more common.

Typically, you are an executor or beneficiary defending a Will or an eligible person contesting a Will.

Whatever your circumstances, due to the complexity of the law in this area, it is advisable to seek expert legal advice.

Heckenberg Lawyers specialise in Will Disputes.

Find out how we manage to keep legal costs to a minimum while achieving the best outcome for our clients.

Contact us here.

Seeking the assistance of a specialist Probate Lawyer can help you navigate the process more efficiently.

Probate fees are regulated and we only charge in accordance with the scaled fees for obtaining the Grant of Probate.

You don’t need a lawyer to make a Will. But, it could be in your best interests to hire a lawyer for this service.


Many people look for the cheap option when it comes to making a Will.

They think their estate will be passed on according to their wishes as laid out in the Will.

The laws around Wills and Estates have changed and people are disputing Wills more frequently.

Obtaining the advice of an experienced Wills and Estate Planning lawyer can provide you the legal framework that ensures your estate is passed to your beneficiaries in the way you want.

It can also help avoid potential disputes and can transfer wealth between generations in a financially efficient and tax effective way.

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