How Effective Are Mutual Wills? What Are They For?

03 Jan
2022

How Effective Are Mutual Wills? What Are They For?

What is a Mutual Wills?  Mutual wills are considered a ‘legally binding contract’ between two people that are drafted in terms agreed upon by both parties and cannot be revoked or amended by either party without the agreement of the other. This means that following the death of the first party, the wills are irrevocable and…

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13 Dec
2021

Binding Financial Agreements & Will Drafting Essentials You Really Should Know About

Binding Financial Agreements & Will drafting essentials Will drafting is an important skill to possess as a junior solicitor. Unfortunately, you don’t always get the opportunity to refine your drafting skills in university which makes the leap into real-life practise particularly daunting.  The key question here is; what components are necessary to appropriately prepare wills as a…

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09 Aug
2021

8 Critical Reasons To Update Your Will Sooner Rather Than Later

It is very important that your Will is always current and up to date. Why? If the Coronavirus Pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that the future is unknown and preparation is key.  So, why should you update your Will? There are a number of reasons why this important task…

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15 Oct
2020

How Australian Family Law Act Determines Your Entitlements to Property?

Australian family law act determines your entitlements to property James Noble is a familiar face and expert family lawyers in Brisbane have suggested some way to get your Property by the Australian Family Law Act. If you are searching for legitimate advice before divide family property. This article can be…

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10 Apr
2020

How To Remove The Executor of Will Of Your Estate?

HELP! I've Got An Executor Dispute: Can I Remove an executor of a will? It is not uncommon for clients to raise they are frustrated with how the executor of a will is administrating a deceased person’s estate. These complaints typically arise from beneficiaries to a Will, being the category…

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05 Mar
2020

Who Would Kobe Bryant’s Billions Go To If He Lived In Queensland Australia, And Died Without A Will?

If the Billionaire Kobe Bryant Died in Australia, Who Will get his Properties? If Kobe Bryant was an Australian, resided in Queensland, and died without a valid Will (“intestate”) the laws of Queensland would decide how his vast estate would be divided. Because he had a wife and children it…

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01 Jan
2020

Australian divorce law property settlement: Divorce Enduring Power of Attorney and Wills

Australian divorce law property settlement, How Your Ex Can End Up With Your Estate? "Australian divorce law property settlement", says A breakdown of a relationship can be one of the hardest times in a person’s life. During this time, individuals often undergo immense changes to routine, living environments, and lifestyle.…

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02 May
2019

What’re the Reasons for Contesting a Deceased Estate

Contesting A Deceased Estate If you believe that a deceased friend or family member’s Will does not reflect their last wishes or are concerned with the circumstances and nature of an updated will, you may challenge the validity of the Will. This situation commonly arises where the deceased friend or…

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04 Dec
2018

No Ill Will: What is Testamentary Capacity?

For a will to be valid and binding in Australia, the testator (the person making the Will) must have testamentary capacity at the time the Will was created. Testamentary capacity occurs when the testator is of sound mind and must understand:  The nature and effect of the Will; What encompasses…

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23 Nov
2018

How To Be an Executor of a Will or Will Administrator of an Estate?

How To Be an Executor of a Will or Will Administrator of an Estate? When a person creates a Last Will and Testament, they are required to appoint a will executor or Will Administrator who acts to administer the person's estate upon their death. Although many ask: How To Be…

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