Wills & Disputes, Estates

Changes to Enduring Guardians – Restrictive Practices

An enduring guardian serves as a designated decision-maker for an individual who becomes incapacitated due to illness, injury, or disability and is unable to make personal or health care choices. This guardian, appointed through a legal document known as an enduring guardianship, holds the authority to make critical decisions concerning the appointor’s health care, living […]

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The Importance of a Revocation Clause in your Will

When it comes to Estate planning, creating a Will is a crucial step in ensuring your assets are distributed according to your wishes after you’re gone.  However, what many people may not realise is the significance of including a specific revocation clause in their Will. Life is unpredictable and your circumstances may change over time.

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What happens to the bank accounts with someone passes?

You should not withdraw funds as you are accountable to the beneficiaries of the Estate. The Bank will only share the deceased’s Bank Account information with an Executor, Administrator or the next of kin. Upon notifying the Bank of the death, all Accounts will be frozen, so no unauthorised withdrawals are made. All Direct Debits

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Dependency and why it is important to contest a Will

It is common that when somebody passes away, a person who is in a relationship with that person (whether de-facto or married) or a child, sibling or relative may feel that they have not been properly provided for under the will. If this is the case, they may consider contesting the will or making what

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