20 11, 2017

What happens to a gift in your Will if you no longer own the asset when you die?

2017-12-14T09:24:46+09:30

A gift of property that is no longer in your estate when you die automatically ‘fails’ (or ‘adeems’). This rule can lead to unfairness and unintended consequences.

What happens to a gift in your Will if you no longer own the asset when you die?2017-12-14T09:24:46+09:30
7 03, 2017

“Show me the money!”: Tread carefully with loans to children

2017-11-17T17:04:42+09:30

People are more aware – and wary – than ever of family law issues in relation to their assets. More and more couples seek binding financial agreements to protect their assets, or put off living together or marrying to minimise their financial exposure.

“Show me the money!”: Tread carefully with loans to children2017-11-17T17:04:42+09:30
25 01, 2017

Can your partner change their Will after you die?

2017-03-14T13:33:47+09:30

Just because you and your partner make 'mirror Wills' does not mean that your partner cannot change their Will (either before or after you die). Furthermore, your partner does not have an obligation to inform you if they do change their Will. Find out how to deal with these issues.

Can your partner change their Will after you die?2017-03-14T13:33:47+09:30
2 11, 2016

What to pack? Our 7 steps to leaving a relationship

2017-11-17T17:09:29+09:30

Your relationship is over, and you want out. But you aren’t sure what you need to organise before you leave. Hopefully this doesn't sound familiar - but if it does, we recommend you read-on... In this article we set out our 7 steps to leaving, which we hope will help you through this difficult transition. These steps will also help someone assisting a relative, friend or client through this process.

What to pack? Our 7 steps to leaving a relationship2017-11-17T17:09:29+09:30
19 10, 2016

It’s official. Super isn’t part of your estate.

2017-12-15T09:22:26+09:30

Your super doesn't form part of your estate, and is not subject to the terms of your Will. It's therefore critical to have in place appropriate arrangements to make sure your super ends up where you intend.

It’s official. Super isn’t part of your estate.2017-12-15T09:22:26+09:30
12 08, 2016

Separation and your estate planning

2019-02-20T08:55:34+09:30

When you are separating for your spouse or partner, it's easy to get bogged down in negotiations about your kids and dividing up your property. But don't forget your estate planning - otherwise you may just end up leaving your former partner the biggest gift of them all.

Separation and your estate planning2019-02-20T08:55:34+09:30
19 07, 2016

Divorce for dummies: A 3-step guide

2017-11-17T16:58:47+09:30

Divorce is the legal process that formally ends a marriage. In practical terms, it is often the easiest part of a separation - but perhaps one of the more emotionally charged. Read on for a brief overview of the divorce procedure.

Divorce for dummies: A 3-step guide2017-11-17T16:58:47+09:30
16 01, 2016

Can the trustee of your discretionary ‘family’ trust make a distribution to itself?

2019-04-02T11:59:16+09:30

The short answer is that it depends on whether the trustee first falls within the class of potential beneficiaries, and then whether the trustee is specifically excluded from benefiting.

Can the trustee of your discretionary ‘family’ trust make a distribution to itself?2019-04-02T11:59:16+09:30
5 11, 2015

Making a Claim for Executor’s Commission in SA

2019-10-25T12:41:07+09:30

Taking on the role of Executor of a deceased estate can be daunting, time consuming and more difficult than you anticipated!

Making a Claim for Executor’s Commission in SA2019-10-25T12:41:07+09:30
29 10, 2015

They helped us navigate tricky South Australian probate

2016-05-04T19:57:02+09:30

We had a really good experience with Andreyev Lawyers, I really liked their information and the DIY probate kit.

They helped us navigate tricky South Australian probate2016-05-04T19:57:02+09:30
26 10, 2015

Expertise to help through a difficult process

2018-12-20T08:56:54+09:30

They were very good, very responsive. I was extremely happy with their service.

Expertise to help through a difficult process2018-12-20T08:56:54+09:30