What Happens With An Unsigned Will?

What Happens With An Unsigned Will?

  What happens in the case of an unsigned will? You’ve gone to the trouble of writing your will but you might have made the fatal mistake of not signing the will. The law of intestacy usually applies if you have an unsigned will.  For a will to be valid you must...
Dishonest Executors Can Devastate Your Estate

Dishonest Executors Can Devastate Your Estate

  Dishonest executors can devastate an estate and ruin families and relationships. When you appoint someone as executor you do so hoping and expecting that they will manage your estate responsibly. But what happens if they don’t? If they fail to fulfill their...
How To Leave An Inheritance To Your Family

How To Leave An Inheritance To Your Family

Many of us would like to leave an inheritance for our children. We love them and want to leave a legacy that will give them a boost in a world that can be hard. But the reality is that not all of us will be able to do so due to a range of factors. We’re now...
Why Write A Will? For Your Family’s Sake

Why Write A Will? For Your Family’s Sake

Why write a will? Especially if you’re young and healthy – it seems like death is far off. Plus, you think you don’t own much. So why write a will? In Australia, it is the 30-somethings who are the most unenthusiastic about writing a will.  Half of...
The Key Risk Factor For Elder Abuse

The Key Risk Factor For Elder Abuse

Is there a key risk factor for elder abuse? Elder financial abuse has a friend which is our enemy – loneliness.  Researchers have found loneliness is not about the amount of time one spends with other people or alone. It is related more to quality of...