The Battle Over Robin Williams’ Estate

The Battle Over Robin Williams’ Estate

Six months after the comedian and actor Robin Williams passed away, a bitter battle erupted over his $45 million estate between his third wife Susan Schneider, and his children from previous marriages. At stake was not only the wealth accumulated over his career, but...
Australians are Elder Abuse Victims

Australians are Elder Abuse Victims

In 2015, Advocare has released its first National Elder Abuse Annual report and the results are disturbing: As many as 1 in 5 older Australians may be elder abuse victims and the biggest perpetrators are their own children, the report says. The report shows that of...
Can A Brain Tumour Affect Your Will?

Can A Brain Tumour Affect Your Will?

Can having a brain tumour affect your mental capacity significantly enough to affect how you write your will? The de facto partner of ecologist Elizabeth Walker, who died from a brain tumour in 2010, won the right to inherit under her will despite a legal challenge...
Estate Planning After Divorce

Estate Planning After Divorce

Estate planning after divorce is very important, because in the event of your death, the consequences can be catastrophic for those you leave behind. Estate Planning After Divorce: What Can Go Wrong It’s the usual love story, but with a twist. Aaron and Lisa*...
5 Will Mistakes Not To Make

5 Will Mistakes Not To Make

If celebrities can teach you anything, it’s how to avoid these grave will mistakes. You’d be forgiven for thinking that the rich and famous would have thoughtfully constructed wills aided by the best advice that money can buy, but the truth is that like...