Recent Changes to Queensland’s Guardianship System7 December 2020 | Wills & Estates
Important changes to Queensland’s guardianship system came into effect on 30 November 2020. The changes place a greater focus on consistency with human rights and enabling adults with impaired capacity to participate in the decision making process....
Why everyone needs a Will20 July 2020 | Wills & Estates
No matter what your age, or stage of life, it is important that you invest some time in planning how you would like your wishes to be carried out when you pass away. You may not think you own much of value, but remember your potential estate can include...
The risks associated with DIY Wills11 June 2020 | Wills & Estates
A Will is one of the most important legal documents that you will sign in your lifetime. We know that you want to get it right. DIY Wills can cost you less than $150. However, the saying ‘you get what you pay for’ comes to mind! We understand...
Signing a Will – How the Law is adapting to the COVID-19 Restrictions27 April 2020 | Wills & Estates
Given the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, and the restrictions on our mobility, you may be wondering how you can legally make or amend your Will without breaching the rules around social distancing and travelling. It is important that you...
Testamentary Trusts26 June 2019 | Wills & Estates
What are Testamentary Trusts? A Testamentary Trust is a trust established under a Will. As a Will only operates upon the death of a willmaker (also referred to as a testator or testatrix), a testamentary trust only comes into operation (if at all) after...
Demystifying estate planning12 June 2019 | Wills & Estates
We know it may not be an easy conversation to have. When a loved one passes away, it can be a very difficult and emotional time. Aside from the grief your family will experience, the reality is that your personal and financial affairs will need to be...