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Carroll & O'Dea
Article explains court authorised wills & when to apply for a court authorised will and testatmentary capacity.
Carroll & O'Dea
Article describes how section 63 of the Duties Act 1997 (NSW) affects distribution of assets from an estate?
Watkins Tapsell
There are a number of things that you must consider about the legal system for your adult child with a disability.
Kells
His daughter is preparing a legal challenge for a share of her father's estate, claiming inadequate family provision.
Stacks Law Firm
Tax time: it's the time of the year to get your financial paperwork together and review all your assets and liabilities.
Madgwicks
To minimise distress and ensure a smooth process in contesting a will, it is important to ensure to claim correctly.
Bartier Perry
In certain circumstances a beneficiary may request and compel an executor to make an early (interim) distribution.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The right option for an "asset rich and cash poor" ageing population depends upon personal circumstances and objectives.
Carroll & O'Dea
How does section 63 of the Duties Act 1997 (NSW) affect the distribution of assets to beneficiaries of a deceased estate?
Carroll & O'Dea
This case shows potential delays and increased costs of family provision claims if a death tax is introduced in Australia.
Swaab
Where a family provision claim is made on a small or moderate estate, it can be difficult to justify costs of litigation.
Stacks Law Firm
The court needed to determine if there were factors warranting an order for provision to be made in favour of the nephew.
Swaab
Victoria has become the first state in Australia to lawfully allow terminally ill people to voluntarily end their lives.
Carroll & O'Dea
A grant issued by the Supreme Court authorises the executor or administrator to manage the estate of a deceased person.
Carroll & O'Dea
Your superannuation may be a major asset of your estate, so you must direct how you wish it to be paid after your death.
Carroll & O'Dea
Contesting a Will can be confronting, so consider these matters before deciding whether or not to contest the Will.
Carroll & O'Dea
A contemplation of marriage clause in your will is necessary for intentions to continue to be valid after your marriage.
Bartier Perry
This article highlights some of the 'details' that need to be considered to plan for the succession of the family trust.
Bartier Perry
Trustees should be aware of benefits of DNA testing to resolve inheritance disputes or estate administration problems.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Very few people seem to have actually considered how they would like their remains to be disposed of after their death.
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