Wills and Estates

Probate Explained

Probate Explained

PROBATE ONLINE: Receive Personalised Guidance in Minutes Are you an executor of a Will? Do you know your responsibilities as an executor? Do you know how to seek a grant of probate?  Many people are required to apply for probate at some point in their lives after...

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Why every individual needs an Enduring Power of Attorney…

Why every individual needs an Enduring Power of Attorney…

  Why an Enduring Power of Attorney is relevant to you Many people associate the need for an Enduring Power of Attorney (also referred to as an “EPA”) with old age. However, loss of mental capacity can happen to anyone at any age. Every person should have an...

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Making a Will if capacity is in question

Making a Will if capacity is in question

How to go about making a will if capacity is question. Who decides on the capacity? When should the Will be signed? Could the Will be challenged? How a lawyer can help. If you are over the age of 18 you can make a Will – provided you have capacity.

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Enduring Powers of Attorney Explained

Enduring Powers of Attorney Explained

Most people have heard of a Power of Attorney, however, most do not fully understand the extent of its power, the benefits it delivers or the types of Powers of Attorney that exist. A Power of Attorney is a useful legal document which can be used to authorise a person...

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Can Your Ex De Facto Inherit Under Your Will?

Can Your Ex De Facto Inherit Under Your Will?

Once upon a time you were living together happily with your de facto partner. Roses were bought, dinners were cooked, finances were shared and Wills were signed leaving all your assets to your partner in the event of your tragic passing in years to come. Thoughts of...

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Why it’s a bad idea to write your own Will

Why it’s a bad idea to write your own Will

It is relatively easy to find a free Will template on the internet and fairly cheap to buy a Will “kit” from a newsagent or online. There are also websites that have “data collectors” that take your information and create a Will for you seemingly without any legal...

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Tips for Making a Valid Will

Tips for Making a Valid Will

Preparing a legally valid Will during your lifetime allows you to reduce the emotional stress and financial burden often associated with death, and gives you the opportunity to provide for and protect the people you care about after you pass away. Failure to leave a...

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