12 04, 2018

A rant on challenging Wills


A few judges and populist politicians have recently made some snarly comments about lawyers and ‘greedy’ people who are challenging Wills. Apparently, as a profession, we are getting a bit of ahead of ourselves in bringing too many of these cases to court. Read this article to get informed about the debate.

A rant on challenging Wills2018-04-19T15:36:52+00:00
16 11, 2015

Who gets the farm?


Do you have the right to determine who inherits your farm? The short answer is 'not necessarily', but there are things you can do to increase the chances of your wishes being upheld.

Who gets the farm?2017-11-18T08:38:02+00:00
1 02, 2013

Death and child provision. Do you understand what happens?


The effect of death on 'Child Support Agreements' and 'Binding Financial Agreements' can be a little complicated - but more importantly, can have unintended consequences for your Estate Planning.

Death and child provision. Do you understand what happens?2017-11-20T07:59:16+00:00
2 09, 2012

Superannuation and Family Provision Claims in NSW


Since the introduction of the ‘Notional Estate’ principle into the model succession law in NSW, some 'asset structures' are no longer effective to avoid assets being dragged into a squabble over a Will.

Superannuation and Family Provision Claims in NSW2018-11-19T07:27:34+00:00