Wills & Estates

How do I get a copy of someone’s will?

A beneficiary named in a will does not automatically receive a copy of the will of a deceased…

What happens to your Superannuation when you die?

Many people are not aware that proceeds held within a superannuation fund do not automatically form…

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Does Your Company Need a Power of Attorney?

Have you ever considered what would happen to your company if you lost your capacity to make…

Is an Estate Required to Pay Tax?

In the event than an estate receives an income greater than the tax-free threshold, the executor…

Unable to locate the beneficiaries in a Will?

Unable to locate the beneficiaries in a Will?

Executors are legally required to distribute estate assets to beneficiaries in accordance with the…

What if I die without a Will Where will my assets go

What if I die without a Will? Where will my assets go?

Have you ever thought about what happens to your estate when you die without a Will? If you die…

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Valid Wills

A valid Will must be in writing; It must be signed by you; and Your signature must be witnessed by…

When should I review and update my Will?

When should I review and update my Will?

The NSW Trustee & Guardian recommends that you review your will every 3 to 5 years. You may…

Possession and disposal of a deceased’s ashes

Possession and disposal of a deceased’s ashes

Disputes commonly arise between family members and friends regarding the disposal or possession of…

Insolvent Estate

Dealing with the liabilities of the estate – Insolvent estate

When a person dies without a will, the law dictates who the beneficiaries are. A recent NSW case…