Estate Planning

Planning how your estate is to be administered upon your passing is an important consideration and in order to ensure that your estate is properly taken care of requires the assistance of a legal practitioner who will be able to help with any estate planning matter, such as the producing of a will, working out who the beneficiaries of the estate will be, and the appointing of trustees, are just some of the matters that need to be taken care of in regards to estate planning.


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New warning about serious investment fraud

Date: 11 Jul 2012, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Superannuation & Elder Law, Estate Planning

The Minister for Home Affairs Jason Clare has urged Australians to protect themselves against the growing threat of serious and organised investment fraud....

Cost of a comfortable retirement increases: ASFA report

Date: 31 Jan 2011, Filed under: Superannuation & Elder Law, Estate Planning

According to updated national figures released on 7 January 2011 for the Westpac ASFA Retirement Standard, the aggregate costs for a coup...

Retirement savings gap blows out to $897bn

Date: 13 Jan 2011, Filed under: Superannuation & Elder Law, Estate Planning

The retirement savings gap has blown out to $897bn at 30 June 2009 (up from $695bn in 2008), representing $73,000 per Australian, according to Fina...

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When will a person be declared legally dead under Australian law?

Date: 29 Sep 2017, Filed under: Estate Planning, Administrative Law

It’s often remarked that there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. We’ll ignore the taxes component and instead, we’ll take a closer look at...

The rules of intestacy in Australia

Date: 11 Sep 2017, Filed under: Estates, Wills, Estate Planning, Family Provisions

One of the most important things a person can do is to have a valid will. However, death can occur unexpectedly and if there is no valid will, the estate...

How to set up a Testamentary Trust after death

Date: 10 Mar 2017, Filed under: Estates, Equity & Trusts, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Administration of Estates, Family Provisions

Wills using testamentary trusts are the starting point for most estate planning endeavours. They can ensure that wealth will pass to the intended beneficiaries...

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