Leaving A House In A Will

Leaving A House In A Will

How To Leave My House to My Child is often a question asked of us?

This article will discuss the best way to leave your property upon death where a second marriage or partner is involved.

What Does The Executor Of A Will Do?

What Does The Executor Of A Will Do?

When a person dies and leaves a valid Will, it will name an individual or several individuals as “Executors”. The Executor is sometimes also called the Trustee of the estate, or the deceased’s Legal Personal Representative.

What Can Happen If I Pass Without A Will

What Can Happen If I Pass Without A Will

What happens if you die without a will in Queensland?  Intestate…… It is a seemingly harmless word which can have a serious impact upon your loved ones if you pass away. In simple terms, Intestate means that you have died without a will. Instead of your estate passing according to your wishes, your estate will now be divided according to the laws of Queensland. Intestacy laws in Queensland are a paint by numbers approach which are extraordinarily unlikely to match how you would like to see your assets pass.

How To Choose An Executor Of My Will

How To Choose An Executor Of My Will

Firstly, let’s try to understand what is an Executor and what do they do?

An executor can be a person or an organisation that you appoint to be responsible for carrying out the wishes you have stated in your will. You must nominate at least one person or organisation as the Executor in your will.

What is a Power of Attorney

What is a Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is a legal document which gives authority to another person (known as the attorney) to make certain financial decisions and sign certain documents on behalf of the donor.

Powers of attorney can grant extremely wide and discretionary powers to the attorney.

What Happens To My Pets If I Die

What Happens To My Pets If I Die

Can I make a Provision for Pets in My Will?
For most of us, dogs, cats and other pets are really part of the family, however how many of us have thought about what might happen if our pets outlive us?

Should I Update My Will

Should I Update My Will

Your Will expresses your wishes at a particular point in time, however your personal situation changes on a regular basis.
Day to day events occur that have the effect of revoking all or part of your Will.  Generally these events do not trigger the fact that our Estates and therefore our Will, needs to reflect the relevant change.

What If The Will Executor Renounces His Responsibility?

What If The Will Executor Renounces His Responsibility?

When a person dies, they generally leave something behind for loved ones or charities. What they leave behind is collectively called their “estate”.

If they have a Will, their executor must then “administer” their estate in accordance with the wishes expressed in their Will.