It is common for people to think that they don’t have many assets and, therefore, do not need estate planning advice when actually the superannuation benefit payable on their death is often a substantial amount and is their most significant asset. Many people do…Read More
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Under a standard Will, the Will-maker generally leaves their estate directly to individuals, that is, usually their spouse (if their spouse survives them) and then ultimately to their children. However, if after the Will-maker’s estate is administered and…Read More
Will separating from my de facto partner impact my Will? Amendments to the Succession Act 1981 on 5 June 2017 mean that the end of a de facto relationship will be treated the same as a divorce when it comes to the effect it will have on a person’s Will. When a couple in a d…Read More
When a person creates a Will, they appoint an executor to administer their estate upon their death. The executor is responsible for ensuring that all outstanding debts and taxes are paid and that the remaining assets are distributed according to the deceased’s final…Read More
Your Will is one of the most important documents you will ever sign, and it must be properly drafted to ensure that the assets you have spent a lifetime collecting are left according to your wishes. You may be surprised to learn that some of your assets, such as your superan…Read More