We now live in a global society and it is certainly not uncommon for individuals to own assets in foreign countries. These assets may be stocks, shares, or real and personal property. You might own assets in a foreign country. There’s many reasons why you would – you could be an investor looking to maximise […]
It is quite common to see “Do It Yourself” Will Kits in Newsagents or Post Offices. They are often inexpensive and contain directions in relation to how they should be filled out. There is nothing stopping you from drafting your own Will or using one of these Will Kits – that being said, a Will […]
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.