Category: Private Clients | E-Briefs

Private Clients | E-Briefs

What is Probate? And do I need it?

Dealing with a loved one’s estate after their death is an overwhelming task often made more difficult by complicated requirements.

Private Clients | E-Briefs

Do young people need a will?

Too many times, we hear “I am only young and I don’t have any assets—I don’t need a will”. However, it is arguably even more imperative that young people get a will than most other generations!

Private Clients | E-Briefs

Can my new partner challenge the terms of my will?

Starting a new relationship is an exciting chapter in your life, however, when entering a new relationship you should always turn your mind to how this relationship could impact your Will if you die.

Private Clients | E-Briefs

Guardianship orders

Do you know a vulnerable person whose wellbeing and safety might be at risk during the pandemic? If so, we can help now and in the future.

Private Clients | E-Briefs

Virtual witnessing now legal in ACT!

The ACT Government has introduced a new temporary law, which allows certain legal documents to be witnessed virtually, helping to reduce face-to-face contact during the Covid-19 crisis.

Private Clients | E-Briefs

What to do if Someone Dies Without a Will

When any of these things happen, the laws of intestacy determine how the estate will be divided.

Private Clients | E-Briefs

I have been named in a will as a beneficiary. Do I have any rights?

If you are named as a person to receive an inheritance from a deceased person’s estate you are classed as a beneficiary.

Private Clients | E-Briefs

Effective asset protection on relationship break-down: a win for testamentary trusts

A recent Court decision shows that testamentary trusts can effectively protect an inheritance from becoming part of the ‘matrimonial pool’ of assets

Private Clients | E-Briefs

Challenging a Will: Making a Claim on an Estate

Challenging a Will: Making a Claim on an Estate

Private Clients | E-Briefs

Residential Landlords – Changes To The Act Now Apply

As you may have heard, the new provisions in the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (ACT) commenced on 1 November 2019.

Private Clients | E-Briefs

Challenging an insurer’s decision to deny your public liability claim

A public liability insurance policy covers a business against a range of risks with the main risks being property damage or personal injury to another person through negligence or faulty workmanship.

Private Clients | E-Briefs

Selling Property 101 The Need to Know

Selling property can be a stressful and trying time. However, there are some things you can do to make the process easier for you and your family ...