Estate planning can help avoid complications that can arise following the death of a loved one. With an ageing population in Australia, proper estate planning is critical to ensure that your loved ones are adequately taken care of and have directions as to what to do when you move on. Estate planning can include the […]
Finding an excuse to discuss your Will over the holidays An interesting observation of human nature is that there is a noticeable increase in enquiries for Wills and estate planning services during the period leading up to the holiday season around Christmas and the New Year. Why is that? Some clients explain that it’s the […]
If you are the parent of a child requiring ongoing care as a result of a disability, planning for their care in the event of your death is a major issue. One of the vehicles that can help manage their financial well being is a Special Disability Trust.
Don’t put it off – set some time aside to write or review your Will Everyone aged 18 years and over should have a Will – however the NSW Trustee & Guardian’s statistics show that over 45% of people in New South Wales do not have a Will! Between 18 September 2011 and 24 September […]
Statistics for Wills in Australia The NSW Trustee and Guardian (the replacement of the NSW Public Trustee) indicates that 45% of Australians don’t have a Will. Compared to the reasonable assumption that 100% of people die, that’s a glaring statistic showing an imbalance which then begs the question “why is there a section of the […]