Court Rules Facebook Data Can Be Inherited

Court Rules Facebook Data Can Be Inherited

The Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe in Germany ruled the mother of a 15-year-old who was hit by a train in Berlin in 2012 could have access to her daughter’s Facebook account, which Facebook had locked for privacy reasons. This means that broadly speaking, your...
Co-Creator of Marvel Universe in Elder Abuse Battle

Co-Creator of Marvel Universe in Elder Abuse Battle

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating reports that Stan Lee, the 95-year-old co-creator of the Marvel Universe, is the victim of elder abuse. The investigation was launched in February, but it was only recently that Lee was granted a temporary restraining...
What is a Testamentary Discretionary Trust?

What is a Testamentary Discretionary Trust?

In estate planning, there are times when writing a will is not enough and you have to consider a testamentary discretionary trust. Writing a will is an important step in planning for the unknowable and the inevitable. Having a will is practical if you have any amount...
When Estate Planning Is Done Right

When Estate Planning Is Done Right

The recent death of UK TV personality Bruce Forsyth has revealed what can happen when estate planning is thoughtfully crafted, and when blended families can co-exist harmoniously. Sir Bruce Forsyth has left £11.5 million (Nearly AUD20.5 million) to his wife Wilnelia...