Estate Planning

Apprehension of judicial bias

The High Court of Australia today handed down an important decision on the issue of apprehension of judicial bias.

Dying Without A Valid Will – Legislation Changes

If you die without a valid will, the State government will decide what happens to your property. The law will now be changed so that the statutory scheme for the distribution of property when a person dies without a will is now, and into the future, equitable for their survivors.

Testamentary Guardianships and Children

Do you need a testamentary guardian? This is a person who is responsible for taking care of the child’s daily and long term needs if there is no surviving parent, and there are no other court orders stating who the child shall live with.