WE ARE BACK ON BOARD

From Tuesday 9th June, we will resume working from the office and it will be business as usual.

We will be able to hold meetings in the office with you, however if you prefer, we are also available via phone, email or video conferencing.

If you have any questions, please reach out to one of our friendly reception staff, by calling Meyer Vandenberg’s reception on 02 6279 4444 and our team will ensure your call is directed to the appropriate area.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEADD) happens every year on 15 June, and is a day to reflect on the treatment of vulnerable older people in our community.

Not-for-profit | E-Briefs

What happens to your Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies when you die?

Unlike a house or other tangible assets, given the virtual nature of cryptocurrency, it can potentially be kept completely hidden in a person’s digital wallet.

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.

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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.

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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

Covid-19 and its Employment and Workplace Issues

We will continue to provide employment law assistance throughout these uncertain times. 

Advance Care Planning – Starting a Conversation

It's time to plan for your future health and personal wellbeing.

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