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WILLS & ESTATES

I Have Been Left Out Of A Will. What Can I Do?

I Have Been Left Out Of A Will. What Can I Do?

The death of a loved one is difficult. Unfortunately it can become more difficult should you have been left out of the Will or if the provision made for you in the Will is not what you had expected.  The law recognises a basic principle of freedom to testation - that...

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Can I Include My Pet in My Will?

Can I Include My Pet in My Will?

It is reported that there are over 29 million pets in Australia making it one of the highest pet ownership rates in the world.  For many of us, our pets are thought as part of our families but, have you considered what will happen if your pet outlives you?  In...

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Electronic Signatures During Covid-19

Electronic Signatures During Covid-19

On 12 May 2020 new Victorian Regulations were made in regard to the execution and witnessing of documents during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In order to ease the logistical challenges with signing documents in these times, the Victorian government introduced the COVID-19...

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99 Problems but Your Will Won’t Be One

99 Problems but Your Will Won’t Be One

Wills and Estates Planning – Dealing with COVID-19 Impact and Issues During this particularly challenging time of uncertainty, it is important we understand what we can do to manage and protect not just our health and well-being, but the well-being of our families....

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The Importance of Making a Will After Separation

The Importance of Making a Will After Separation

Your Will should reflect any significant changes in your relationship status, whether you are getting married, having children, or breaking up. If you made a Will whilst you were single but have now married, this automatically cancels your Will rendering it invalid....

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