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Do I need a Will?

Do I need a will? YES! The answer is always yes! In every estate planning article you will ever read, the answer will be yes. …

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New Year, New Will!

A new Will may not be the first thing on your new year’s resolution list, however it is very important to consider. If you do …

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What you need to know about the new “medical research” function for an Enduring Power of Attorney

On 1 September 2016 the Powers of Attorney Act 2006 (the Act) was amended to allow a person (the Principal) to authorise their nominated attorney …

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Estate Planning for Foreign Assets

It is now becoming more common for people who live in Australia to have assets overseas. If you own assets overseas it is important to …

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What Is A Power Of Attorney, And Do I Need One?

A Power of Attorney is a formal deed governed by the Power of Attorney Act 2006 (ACT). A Power of Attorney is a binding legal …

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When you die, will your assets be distributed according to your wishes?

The way in which you own your assets has a significant impact on how you treat these assets under your will and how they are …

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Do you feel that you have been unfairly left out of a Will?

A person may leave their assets to whoever they wish.  However, the law recognises that there are those who may have relied upon the deceased …

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Why You Need a Will

This is a question often presented to the estate planning lawyers in our office. The most obvious answer is that, if there is no will, …

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Why you need an Enduring Power of Attorney

An Enduring Power of Attorney is a legal document which allows you to appoint a trusted person or persons to make decisions about financial, property …

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Dying to be part of the digital age

Estate planning law is one of the oldest areas of the law and is one area that plays on people’s minds more as they grow …

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