COVID-19, Social Distancing and Travel Restrictions
Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, our office is ‘partially’ closed with some of our team working from other locations. We can still assist you with your requirements by telephone, email, video conference, and ‘face-to-face’ meetings by appointments.
Recent changes to the law now allow for ‘electronic’ witnessing of certain documents under certain circumstances. For more information regarding our services during this time, please contact us.
People often ask what key principles determine the inheritance rights in an Islamic Will. Simply, it comes down to 3 factors: Relationship Generational Category Financial Burdens Relationship is the simplest factor as it directly relates to how close of a relative the individual is. The closeness of the degree of relation is what determines if […]
So, you have done some research and read a few articles that explain the rules governing how an estate should be divided under an Islamic Will. But what exactly does that look like? To give it a little bit of context here are a few examples of potential family arrangements and how the estate would […]
There are sometimes occasions where people express interest in drafting an Islamic Will; they then go into detail about what they want, and it becomes clear that it is not actually an Islamic Will at all. The most common way that this situation presents itself is through parents wanting to divide their estate equally between […]
On 22 April 2020, the New South Wales government introduced the Electronic Transactions Amendment (COVID-19 Witnessing of Documents) Regulation 2020 which amended the Electronic Transactions Regulation 2017 by allowing documents such as wills, power of attorney and enduring guardianship (and others) to be witnessed over ‘audio visual link’ (ie, video conference). The government introduced these […]
As far as Wills go, it is important for everyone to have one. It’s the best way to make sure your family know exactly what your wishes are regarding your estate (all that you own and owe). You may be thinking, “I could just tell them what I want. I trust them to do as […]