Should I Write My Own Will or Get a Lawyer?

It is relatively easy to find a free Will template on the internet and fairly cheap to buy a Will “kit” from a newsagent or online. There are also websites that have “data collectors” that take your information and create a Will for you seemingly without any legal expertise required. So, is it really a […]

How To Find A Will In NSW

Losing a loved one is often an emotionally overwhelming experience, and amidst the grief, managing legal matters can add another layer of complexity. Yet it most often falls to those closest to the deceased to manage the administrative burden created by death. A crucial document in such circumstances is the Last Will and Testament of […]

Including Cryptocurrency in Your Will or Estate Plan

Cryptocurrency has emerged as a disruptive force in the financial world, offering a new frontier for investment and wealth accumulation. As both businesses and private interests increasingly diversify their portfolios with digital assets, it becomes crucial to consider the incorporation of cryptocurrency into estate planning. This article explores the complexities and considerations surrounding this innovative […]

What happens to my superannuation when I die?

In New South Wales (NSW) the distribution of your superannuation upon your death is governed by the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 and the rules of your superannuation fund. Meaning that your superannuation benefits and insurance do not automatically form a part of the estate. It is often to the ‘estates’ advantage to keep superannuation […]

What happens if the Executor of a Will has deceased in NSW?

An executor is a person named in a will that is responsible for administering the deceased estate. The executor’s role is always to administer the estate in the best interests of the beneficiaries. In circumstances where the executor has deceased, unable or not willing to act, there are multiple avenues for the estate dependant on […]

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