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Estate and Succession Planning: What is an Enduring Guardian, and when will I need one?

Posted by Naomi Webb on Aug 29, 2016 10:35:48 AM

It’s easy to think that once you’ve made a Will, you have covered all bases to plan for the future. But what will happen if you’re unable to make decisions for yourself while you’re still alive? Who makes those important health related decisions for you? This is where an Enduring Guardianship instrument is important.

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Topics: Estate & Succession Planning, Enduring Guardianship

Estate & Succession Planning: Acting jointly, severally, or jointly and severally

Posted by Naomi Webb on Aug 29, 2016 9:09:31 AM

Appointing your attorneys or enduring guardians requires more thought than simply who you will appoint. You should also carefully consider how you would like your attorneys and guardians to act they are to act when they are making decisions on your behalf.

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Topics: Estate & Succession Planning, Wills

Family Law: How Family Law might impact your finances.

Posted by James Frank on Aug 29, 2016 9:06:00 AM

Family law connects with all areas of life. In particular, however, family law is intimately connected with your finances and your financial security.

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Topics: Family Law Property Settlement, Family Law, Family Law and Finance

Estate & Succession Planning: Wills and Second Marriages

Posted by Naomi Webb on Aug 26, 2016 6:00:00 PM

As your circumstances change, updating your Will is important. A second marriage is just one of the many situations in which it is imperative that you update your Will as soon as possible.

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Topics: Estate & Succession Planning, Wills

Estate & Succession Planning: Capacity to Make a Will

Posted by Naomi Webb on Aug 26, 2016 5:00:00 PM

For a Will to be valid, the will-maker must have capacity. Capacity is a legal test that ensures the will-maker is aware of the content and effects of their Will. With the prevalence of dementia and other cognitive impairment diseases today, capacity is an important aspect of Estate Planning.

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Topics: Estate & Succession Planning, Wills

Estate & Succession Planning: I've been named Executor...what does that mean?

Posted by Naomi Webb on Aug 26, 2016 4:41:09 PM

Finding out you that are an Executor for a loved one might be confusing. Not only are you and your family experiencing grief over your lost loved one, but you have been given the role of Executor. What does that even mean? 

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Topics: Executor, Wills, Probate

Business Advisory: Why you need a Business Advisory lawyer to help you deal with the economy

Posted by Andrew Graham on Aug 25, 2016 6:26:08 PM

In previous articles, we have shown you how your BA lawyer will add value to your business, whatever the size.

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Topics: Business Advisory

Business Advisory: Size doesn’t matter – Why your business isn’t too small for a Business Advisory Lawyer

Posted by Andrew Graham on Aug 25, 2016 6:16:09 PM
'Now wait just a minute’, you think. ‘My business really isn’t large enough to justify seeking legal advice.’

It’s not just publically listed, multinational companies that need legal advice!

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Topics: Business Advisory

Business Advisory: It is all worth it? The value of a BA lawyer

Posted by Andrew Graham on Aug 25, 2016 6:03:14 PM

In many respects, the value of a BA lawyer is directly linked to the value you place on your business.

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Topics: Business Advisory

Estate & Succession Planning: Has your life has changed? So should your Will

Posted by Naomi Webb on Aug 23, 2016 12:51:56 PM

Once you’ve signed your Will, you’re done, right?

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Topics: Estate & Succession Planning, Wills

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