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7 08, 2017

Is it worth transferring your home to your spouse?

2017-08-23T10:56:46+00:00

Is it worth transferring your home to your spouse before going into business?

Is it worth transferring your home to your spouse? 2017-08-23T10:56:46+00:00
8 05, 2017

What’s the best structure for my startup?

2017-12-05T09:09:48+00:00

When asked what structure to use, we like to apply several key principles and ‘rules of thumb’ to get the right answer.

What’s the best structure for my startup? 2017-12-05T09:09:48+00:00
2 05, 2017

Some less obvious observations about the 1 July super changes…

2017-12-15T09:08:47+00:00

As most people now know, from 1 July 2017 the amount a super fund member can have in a pension account will be capped at $1.6 million. There has been a lot of general commentary on these changes, but little deeper analysis of the details.

Some less obvious observations about the 1 July super changes… 2017-12-15T09:08:47+00:00
24 03, 2017

I want to set up a charity to raise money for people overseas. Where do I start?

2017-12-15T09:18:25+00:00

If you want to do charitable work or raise funds to help people living overseas, you should carefully consider your options to make sure your aid is targeted to where it's most needed.

I want to set up a charity to raise money for people overseas. Where do I start? 2017-12-15T09:18:25+00:00
7 03, 2017

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

2017-11-17T17:04:42+00:00

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 children 2017-11-17T17:04:42+00:00
25 02, 2017

How do I protect my ‘ideas’?

2017-11-20T09:52:34+00:00

Most people realise the importance of protecting their Intellectual Property. But ‘ideas’ and ‘concepts’ aren't a form of IP, as there is no 'property' capable of being protected. Don't despair, there are ways to protect and exploit your interests.

How do I protect my ‘ideas’? 2017-11-20T09:52:34+00:00
8 02, 2017

I’m setting up a not-for-profit organisation. What’s the best structure to use?

2017-02-27T11:52:02+00:00

We are commonly asked what's the best structure to use when setting up a new charity or other 'not-for-profit' (NFP) organisation. While incorporated associations and public companies limited by guarantee are often suitable, they are not the only options, and there is no easy 'one size fits all' answer.

I’m setting up a not-for-profit organisation. What’s the best structure to use? 2017-02-27T11:52:02+00:00
25 01, 2017

Can your partner change their Will after you die?

2017-03-14T13:33:47+00:00

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+00:00
2 11, 2016

What to pack? Our 7 steps to leaving a relationship

2017-11-17T17:09:29+00:00

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 relationship 2017-11-17T17:09:29+00:00
19 10, 2016

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

2017-12-15T09:22:26+00:00

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+00:00
19 07, 2016

Divorce for dummies: A 3-step guide

2017-11-17T16:58:47+00:00

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 guide 2017-11-17T16:58:47+00:00
22 01, 2016

Binding Financial Agreements: What to Expect

2017-11-18T08:34:29+00:00

You’ve decided that a Financial Agreement is right for you. So what happens next?

Binding Financial Agreements: What to Expect 2017-11-18T08:34:29+00:00
16 01, 2016

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

2017-11-18T08:49:18+00:00

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? 2017-11-18T08:49:18+00:00
5 11, 2015

Making a Claim for Executor’s Commission in SA

2017-11-18T08:38:35+00:00

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 SA 2017-11-18T08:38:35+00:00