How you own your house affects what happens to it when you pass on. A home that is co-owned as joint tenants is dealt with differently from one that is owned as tenants in common.
The idea of estate planning can sometimes seem strange, as it is something that doesn’t typically come into effect in your lifetime. It may seem… Read More3 Crucial Steps You Should Never Ignore in Estate Planning
In Wills and Estate Planning every one of our clients and their individual situations are unique, but there is one thing many of them have… Read MoreYour Top Wills and Estate Planning Questions Answered
Choosing an Executor for your estate is an important decision, but selecting the right person for the job isn’t enough if you want your estate… Read MoreMaking Your Executor’s Job Easier – Key Documents You Need to Organise
Recent legislation changes in Australia now mean same-sex couples can legally marry, but it also changes succession planning laws. While it may be the last… Read MoreEstate Planning for Same-Sex Marriage in Australia – What’s Changed
It can be incredibly easy to breathe a sigh of relief after getting a Will and Estate Plan done, congratulating ourselves on securing our legacy… Read More8 Important Reasons You May Need to Update Your Will Today
Over the years we have seen the same topics and issues arise again and again with our clients. While every person’s situation is unique, when… Read MoreThe Top 5 Most Common Wills and Estates Topics You Need to Know
Many of us look forward to retiring, looking at it as a chance to put our feet up and relax. After decades of hard work… Read MoreWhy Active Living is Critical for a Happy & Healthy Retirement
“Could you please pass the turkey, and let’s talk about Wills.” Estate planning may not be an obvious subject to discuss over the Christmas table,… Read MoreWhy the holidays is the perfect time to discuss estate planning
Preparing for major surgery can be incredibly stressful. With any surgery there are always risks, but there are also other ‘what-ifs’ that can cause concern.… Read MorePlanning for Major Surgery – A Must-Have Checklist
Elder Law focuses on the unique challenges, rights and responsibilities of aged people and their loved ones. There are a wide range of laws in… Read MoreWhat is Elder Law and What Does it Mean to You?
You may not be surprised to learn that we recommend most people engage a suitably qualified legal professional to develop their Will and Estate Plan.… Read MoreHow to Decide if a DIY or Free Will is Right for You
In our last post we talked about the importance of creating a future life plan for loved ones with disabilities. Once you have established a… Read MoreEstate Planning for Loved Ones with a Disability
One of the biggest concerns parents and carers of people with a disability face, is how their loved one will be supported in the future,… Read MoreFuture Planning for Loved Ones with a Disability
Let’s face it no one likes to speak about death or dying, but this is exactly what you need to do when it comes to… Read MoreHow to Speak to Loved Ones About Estate Planning