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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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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Missing Will? Here’s What To Do

Missing Will? Here’s What To Do

Here’s what to do if you’re faced with a missing will. There are many reasons why the will of a deceased person has gone missing, but at a time of upheaval, grief and loss, it can be hard to work out what to do if you discover that the will is missing. However, there are options if you are faced with a missing will.

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Estate Planning Documents

Estate Planning Documents

It’s common to think that estate planning is all about the will, but a good plan will incorporate a number of estate planning documents. Along with the will, it should also include a power of attorney and an advance health directive.

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