On 19 August 2011, the Law Society of NSW will be promoting Will Awareness Day – an initiative focused on providing the community with free legal information on Wills and other estate planning matters, all in the name of increasing awareness of the importance of Wills. Having a legally valid Will helps you to decide […]
Promoting Estate Planning in the Hills As part of our strategic review for 2011, we identified estate planning and Will preparation to be one of the key areas of need within the local community. Leaving aside all other areas of law, it is the area that affects us all and is relevant to all of us […]
Depending on the situation some testators often put restrictions on the disposal of the estate. Some of these restrictions include putting the estate in trust, and for the funds to be released when the beneficiary reaches a certain age. Another example is the provision of a yearly annuity to the beneficiary.
Understanding Superannuation when it comes to Estate Planning Superannuation is one of the matters that you have to take into account when doing your estate planning. For most people superannuation is an investment option that comes into maturity when you retire. However, what happens when that doesn’t happen? In the event that something unfortunate happens […]