If you have assets in a family or discretionary trust or you’re looking to create a family or discretionary trust, then the way the trust would be dealt with under your Will or estate should be considered.
Depending on the size of the estate, the duties of an executor can range from relatively straightforward through to somewhat complex. This leads us to the question, “does an executor get paid for administering a deceased estate?”
If you own property in NSW and intend for the title in the property to pass to your spouse in the event of your death, the process of ensuring this occurs is different depending on how the property is owned
We are frequently asked to include a 'no contest' clause in Wills. The client’s aim is to avoid a challenge being made against the Will or their estate after their passing. However, a 'no contest' clause is unlikely to be the best protection against someone contesting a Will in NSW.
An Enduring Guardian is someone of your choice whom you appoint to make decisions on your behalf concerning your health and wellbeing when you become incapable of, or not in a position to do so yourself.
A Power of Attorney is a document which enables you to appoint someone to manage your financial and legal affairs when you are unable to do so. This blog is aimed to provide you with a comprehensive guide about General and Enuring Powers of Attorney.
Elder abuse can take many forms including physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional or psychological abuse, neglect, abandonment, financial abuse and self-neglect. In this article, we look at how to recognise elder abuse and how lawyers deal with it.
Divorce has an effect on your Will, but this only occurs once the divorce is finalised which can be much later than the original separation. Both separation and divorce may also lead to circumstances that you did not intend. Learn here how to protect your interests.