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Is just about anything a Will these days?

By | October 18th, 2017|News, Wills and Estates|

By Dani Jones The recent decision of Re Nichol; Nichol v Nichol and Anor [2017] QSC 220 has received a significant amount of media attention over the past few weeks. The recent Supreme Court decision resulted in an unsent text message being classified as a Will and admitted for probate. A brief overview of the [...]

Powers of Attorney

By | October 10th, 2017|News, Wills and Estates|

By Dani Jones WHAT ARE THEY?  HOW DO THEY WORK?  AND DO I REALLY NEED ONE? A Power of Attorney is a document that enables someone to make decisions for you whilst you are alive.  There are two types of Powers of Attorney, an Enduring Power of Attorney and a General Power of Attorney. The [...]

When should I update or review my Will?

By | July 17th, 2017|News, Wills and Estates|

By Dani Jones With personal circumstances forever changing and the majority of us being time poor, for most people it has been quite some time since they last looked at their Will or even thought about it. Quite often I talk to clients who prepared a Will 20 years ago when they were first married [...]

Why do I need a Will?

By | June 15th, 2017|Family Law, News|

By Dani Jones This is a phrase I too often hear as a solicitor.  Succession planning is not a topic many people like to think about let alone discuss with loved ones or a solicitor.  I find a common trend especially amongst young people is that “I’ll get around to it later” or “everything will [...]