WILLS – SPEAKING WITH RELATIVES
201805.04
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WILLS – SPEAKING WITH RELATIVES

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By Lisa Salerno-Ruggero  You need to talk to dying relatives about their Will. When someone is dying, it is very, very hard to talk about dying let alone talk to them about their Will. It is important to have this conversation because there is a lot that can be done in relation to their Estate…

201706.12
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Legal Basics: Wills, Guardianship and Powers of Attorney

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In this series we answer the basic questions that many people ask. This week it is all about wills, guardianship agreements and powers of attorney. So what are they and when do you execute them? Wills A will is quite simply a legal document which sets out how you would like your estate (which consists…

201703.04
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What is a Will and Why Do You Need A Solicitor?

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By Joe Vizzone No one is immortal. Death, taxes and the Rabbitohs winning the comp are the only certainties in life. A will is a document which sets out where you want your assets to go after you die. Although there are procedures to upset wills, in most cases your will will operate to distribute…

201703.04
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Have Your Will Reviewed For Free

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By Lisa Ruggero-Salerno At Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers we have been doing Wills for a long time. It is important for you to update your Will.  Sometimes people don’t want to approach their parents as to what is in their Will but it is important that you do so.  If you don’t feel that you…

201512.10
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Wills, Estates and Challenging a Will

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By Lisa Ruggero-Salerno OH MY GOD my mother has left me out of her Will CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT!!  This is something we hear all the time. Or we have situations where one child is favoured over the others. Sometimes for no reason whatsoever. Sometimes what happens is that one sibling will be in the…

Are You Entitled To A Copy Of The Will?
201409.18
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Are You Entitled To A Copy Of The Will?

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By Charmaine Lee and Lisa Ruggero-Salerno This a question that a lot of people ask. Under the Succession Act 2006, you are entitled to a copy of the Will if you fall within the following categories: (a) any person named or referred to in the Will, whether as a beneficiary or not; (b) any person…

201409.18
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Spring Cleaning: Get Your Affairs In Order

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Spring is a great time to have a cleanout. While you may remember to clean out those old cupboards or get the house ready for summer, it is also important that you remember to look after your legal affairs and in particular that you make sure your Will is in order. Make sure that you…

201310.17
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A Guide To Testamentary Trusts

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By Lisa Ruggero-Salerno Ultimately, a Testamentary Trust is one which is created by your Will and comes into effect upon your death. The rules governing the Trust are therefore established by you in the terms of your Will. This type of Trust provides greater control over the distribution and use of assets to Beneficiaries to…