Rod Cunich

About Author
For more than 33 years Rod Cunich has been helping clients plan for their future by finding practical solutions to legal matters. When it comes to succession, business, corporate and commercial law and practice, he is a leader in his field.

Rod is a good listener and spends the time to get to know his clients on a personal level, earn their trust and work with them to achieve positive outcomes of value. It is through careful planning that he is able to so effectively help clients attain certainty and minimise worrying risks. He holds the firm’s values of pursing social justice close to his heart.

‘With succession planning no two matters are the same,’ says Rod. ‘Each case is a problem-solving puzzle which sees me working with interesting people and achieving outcomes clients often think are impossible to achieve.’

Rod currently manages Slater & Gordon’s Succession Planning, Probate and Estate Administration Division nationally. From his humble beginnings on the wheat and sheep farm in central NSW to now being a director of numerous companies and Not for Profit organisations, Rod has earned a reputation from his ability to designing and implementing practical solutions that work.



Legal & General

Can son’s separated wife claim on his mother’s will?

Caroline's son and wife are separated but not yet divorced. Can she claim on will?

Centrelink – Services Australia

How can mum provide for daughter from aged care?

Rod Cunich explains how Roger can help his aunt best provide for her daughter.


Can carer and beneficiary Greg protect his friend’s will from being contested?

What can carer Greg do to protect his friend's will from being contested by her family?

Legal & General

Can Joan provide for son and block a controlling father?

Joan wants to leave her son a legacy but block his controlling father.


How can Sisha protect her daughter’s inheritance?

Sisha is worried that new laws may mean she can't leave her share of the house to her daughter. She


What to do when you don’t want to be a beneficiary

Vera's friend wants to make her the beneficiary of her will - against her wishes. n

Legal & General

How to find an executor when family and friends are ruled out

Where to find an executor when family and friends are ruled out?

Finance News

What happens when a will can’t be found?

Dee's father has died but a will cannot be located. She asks Rod Cunich for guidance.

Seniors Finance

How best to plan for when ‘that’ day comes

Estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich lays out a plan for when ‘that' day comes.

Seniors Finance

Can Susie block an estranged child from contesting wills?

Lawyer Rod Cunich explains what a will codicil will achieve.

Legal & General

How best to prepare will to leave out an estranged child

Rod Cunich tells how best to prepare to avoid a challenge.


Rod Cunich answers your most-asked end-of-life questions

Estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich answers the questions that are most regularly asked.

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