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Category: Wills and Estates

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and executing your Will

Friday, 3 April, 2020

The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing the way in which people conduct their lives. The promotion of self-isolation and social distancing during this unprecedented period is encouraging businesses across the country to innovate. This includes legal practices.

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Advance Care Directive

Thursday, 17 October, 2019

Have you recently prepared an Advance Care Directive?

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I want some too!

Tuesday, 2 July, 2019

The likelihood of the success of an adult child in a claim for further provision from an estate is often a matter to be considered by a person when making a will.

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Wills and overseas properties

Thursday, 16 May, 2019

It is becoming increasingly more common for Australians to own property overseas. When property is held in different countries it is important that consideration is given to ensuring this property is dealt with in accordance with your wishes upon your death.

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Things You Should Know!

Saturday, 30 March, 2019

Generally, a will remains valid until the person who made the will changes or revokes it. But there are exceptions that you may not be aware of.

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Testamentary Capacity

Sunday, 2 December, 2018

The question of the capacity of a testator (person making a will) is often questioned where a will makes little or no provision for persons who would ordinarily have expected an interest. It is often a child of the testator.

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Do I Need a Will?

Sunday, 11 November, 2018

If you die without a will, the law decides how your estate is to be distributed and who can be your executors. There will be no specific gifts. You will have had no say. You are said to have died “intestate”.

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What Makes a Will Valid?

Thursday, 27 September, 2018

There are a number of requirements that must be satisfied for a will to be valid.

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What To Think About When Preparing A Will

Wednesday, 11 July, 2018

There are three essential things to consider when preparing a Will.

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Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. Nothing in this blog should be deemed to create or constitute a solicitor-client relationship between any readers and Swan Family Lawyers. A solicitor-client relationship is created only when this firm agrees to represent someone and a written engagement agreement or engagement letter is signed by both the client and solicitor. In all cases, the reader should consult his or her own solicitor for advice. The information in this blog is based on Australian law.