Date: 28 Jun 2013, Filed under: Wills, Estate Planning, Powers of Attorney, Wills, Estates and Succession Planning Law
WHEN MAKING a will, the general rule is that the testator has a right to be free to give his or her property away as he or she thinks fit. However, this...
Date: 17 Jan 2013, Filed under: Equity & Trusts, Superannuation & Elder Law, Powers of Attorney, Administration of Estates, Inheritance Disputes
One burgeoning area of the law that will affect us all in our old age is Elder Law, now seen as a discrete and specialised area of the law.
Date: 26 Nov 2012, Filed under: Powers of Attorney, Enduring Power of Attorney
It is a fact of life that many of us will grow old before we finally pass away. Since we are living to ever greater ages (the current life expectancy...
Date: 06 Feb 2012, Filed under: Wills, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Powers of Attorney, Administration of Estates
It’s always a wise course of action for anyone that has a spouse or a child to create a will and make the appropriate provisions for their loved ones....
Date: 12 Aug 2011, Filed under: Wills, Powers of Attorney
Most of us understandably would like nothing more than to avoid thinking about death. But the fact of the matter is that we’ll all have to deal with it...
Date: 16 Jun 2011, Filed under: Powers of Attorney
Hoping for the best, but planning for the worst. What you should know about powers of attorney.
Date: 15 Feb 2011, Filed under: Powers of Attorney, Employment Law - Worker Perspective
In September, 2010 several changes to Guardianship Laws came into effect.
Date: 15 Feb 2011, Filed under: Equity & Trusts, Superannuation & Elder Law, Powers of Attorney, Administration of Estates
From time to time there can be disputes between family members or girlfriends/partners/spouses as to whether the deceased’s person’s body ought to be buried...
Date: 17 Dec 2010, Filed under: Succession Planning, Powers of Attorney, Local Government
Enduring powers of attorney have become popular means of assigning the management of a person's personal and financial affairs to another adult.
Date: 29 Nov 2010, Filed under: Powers of Attorney
Powers of Attorney are documents that have been around for hundreds of years. Put simply, a Power of Attorney is a document whereby one person – the "donor"...