Why choose The Public Trustee to be my executor?

Once you make your Will with us and appoint the Public Trustee as your executor, you can have peace of mind knowing that we will administer your estate fairly, impartially and in the best interests of all concerned.

  • We keep beneficiaries informed of the progress of your estate administration by: explaining, understanding and consulting them before any major decisions are made.
  • We carry out your instructions and your dedicated client account manager will ensure that the well-being of all beneficiaries is paramount.
  • The time to complete the administration of your estate will depend on the size of your estate and the terms of your Will.
  • The Public Trustee works with banks, insurance companies, real estate agents and all organisations connected with your assets.
  • We arrange payment of any outstanding bills and collect any money that is owed to your estate. If you own a business, we will arrange for it to carry on or be sold (according to your instructions and in accordance to the law).

What you can expect from the Public Trustee

Reliability – We are a Tasmanian owned business and have been serving the community for over 160 years – and we will always be here for you.

Understanding – All of our staff are familiar with the natural confusion and grief that follows death. We will help those left behind with understanding and compassion.

Experience – Officially established in 1853 the Public Trustee continues to provide professional and experienced estate services to all Tasmanians. This experience leads to a high level of competence and genuine understanding of client needs.

Expertise – The Public Trustee has experienced professional staff to protect your interests. This impartial expertise allows the Public Trustee to carry out your instructions bias free.

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