Signs Of Elder Abuse: Stay Alert

Signs Of Elder Abuse: Stay Alert

It’s an unfortunate fact of our society that we must stay be alert for signs of elder abuse. Our elderly loved ones are vulnerable. Paying attention to them is not only essential for their general well-being, but also allows us to observe abnormalities.  Elder...
Beware Scams That Target Older Australians

Beware Scams That Target Older Australians

It’s unfortunate that scams are common and target various people from different ages with different backgrounds, scammers are increasingly targeting older Australians. This is largely due to the fact that older Australians have a better income and are...
Testamentary Trust: Should You Have One?

Testamentary Trust: Should You Have One?

Have you considered having a testamentary trust as part of your will? A testamentary trust is established under a will and that comes into effect once the will maker passes away. A testamentary trust (also known as a testamentary discretionary trust) can define and...
Stop Putting Off Writing Your Will

Stop Putting Off Writing Your Will

Writing your will as part of your estate planning is one of the most important things you can do for your loved ones while you are still around to do it.  But many of us put it off and there comes a time when the opportunity to do it passes. By then it is too late and...
Why Blended Families Need Estate Planning

Why Blended Families Need Estate Planning

Blended families have a special requirement for estate planning, because of the added complexity to the family structure. A family has many definitions, and the incidence of blended families is rising.  Blended families arise when two people marry and each has a child...