Why you should see an experienced estate planning lawyer – The case for taking proper notes

By Carly Fradgley • In Estate Planning, WillsComments Off on Why you should see an experienced estate planning lawyer – The case for taking proper notes

With DIY Will-kits available at the newsagent and templates available on the internet, you might be fooled into thinking that making a Will is a simple process. This is not always true as the case of Re Oliver (deceased) [2016] QSC 264 shows us. In this case, it was the

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Why “Simple Wills” Are Not Enough

By Carly Fradgley • In Estate Planning, WillsNo Comments

What is the difference between having proper, holistic estate planning and just having simple Wills? You get what you pay for. Estate planning is becoming an increasingly important area of law. Superannuation balances when couples with life insurance and more complex asset structures, means that simply having very basic Wills

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Important Estate Planning issues if you have an SMSF

By Carly Fradgley • In Estate PlanningNo Comments

Superannuation is rapidly becoming a major asset for most Australians. This is particularly the case where you have your own self managed superannuation fund (SMSF). Having your own SMSF gives you more flexibility and control over your superannuation. However it means that it is essential that your superannuation is dealt

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What Happens if You Don’t Have a Will?

By Carly Fradgley • In Estate Planning, WillsNo Comments

Everyone should have a Will. It is important to have a Will to nominate who is to receive your assets, and importantly, who you wish to look after your infant children. You may not consider that you have enough in assets to need a Will. However, most people have superannuation

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