Valid Will: Supreme Court Decides

Valid Will: Supreme Court Decides

The Queensland Supreme Court has recently made a decision on what constitutes a valid will, deeming an unsent text message evidence of a valid will.

The court has accepted a dead man’s unsent, draft text message leaving his possessions to his brother and nephew instead of his wife and son, as an official will.

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Family Violence And Children

Family Violence And Children

How does family violence affect children, both as witnesses and as victims?

A new public information campaign is needed to raise awareness of domestic abuse, a major new report will say this week. According to its authors, publicity modelled on past public health campaigns would raise the profile of the issue and make perpetrators think twice before abusing partners.

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Dementia & Estate Planning

Dementia & Estate Planning

As the Australian population ages, the incidence of dementia and memory loss in elderly people is increasing. However, estate planning for this scenario is very important. Estate planning should include amending current legal documents, creating plans for your property, discussing health care and potentially naming a Power of Attorney.

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Family Law Myths and Facts

Family Law Myths and Facts

Are you guilty of believing these family law myths? There are many family law myths that are often believed, but we’re here to debunk them with the facts. The family law myths you might have heard usually are misinterpretations of the law, especially surrounding property settlement and child custody. These myths may even make you feel worried about ending a relationship, but first, find out the facts about family law and how it works.

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