Are you the victim of elder abuse?
Did you know up to 14% of persons over the age of 65 experience some form of abuse. Are you feeling pressured to change your Will? Are family members or trusted friends taking advantage of you? Are you experiencing verbal, emotional or physical abuse? June 15 was World Elder Abuse...Read More
Enduring Power of Attorney
What is an Enduring Power of Attorney or EPA? An enduring power of attorney (“EPA”) is a legal document that you can make to enable your chosen individuals to have legal authority to make financial and/or property decisions on your behalf. Why do you need an EPA? We advise our...Read More
Summer festivities and estate planning – do they mix?
The approaching summer holidays are a time for family and festivities: gathering with friends and relatives, eating too much and taking (hopefully) a well-deserved break from the year that was 2021! During this time of year, with the space to reflect on the year that was and the coming year...Read More
‘Til death do us part’ – Lessons to learn from the Cardaci Family estate dispute
We all know someone or a friend of a friend who has been involved in an estate dispute. These disputes often get very personal and result in significant legal costs being incurred. Most typically these disputes are about… you guessed it, money! Recently an estate dispute commenced by a well-known...Read More
Marriage, separation and divorce – the effect on estate planning
For many, when going through a major life change like a marriage or divorce, there are so many things to organise that estate planning often falls to the bottom of the list. Most people don’t realise that these types of life events can have a significant impact on their estate...Read More