If you have assets in multiple states across Australia, do you need a Will and Power of Attorney drafted in each state?

The first question that we are usually asked when a person is seeking assistance with a deceased estate is whether or not a Grant of Probate is needed.

The answer depends on the type and value of assets held by the person at the time they passed away.

What happens when a loved one passes away and you do not know whether a Will exists?

We take a look at where to begin searching for a Will.

Whether you are personally looking into your retirement and assisted living options, or helping out one of your family members with this transition, we breakdown some key financial considerations when moving into assisted living.

Whether you are personally looking into your retirement and assisted living options, or helping out one of your family members with this transition, we breakdown some key financial considerations when moving into assisted living.

When a loved one passes away it can be a very overwhelming and confusing time. Not only are you dealing with grief, but you are also trying to navigate your way through the various mattes to be dealt with such as funeral arrangements, the estate and the Will.

We provide some key things to consider when a loved one passes away.

We take a look at what is a testamentary trust and the benefits to putting this in place.

Unfortunately we see first hand the expensive mess left behind when people attempt a DIY Will.

So why should you seek proper legal advice when preparing a Will?

Research shows that around 50% of people in NSW do not have a Will. So what are the consequences if you die without one?

When delving into the world of estate planning, it is important to consider the treatment of a disabled beneficiary under a Will.

Take a look at some common concerns that clients have.