Topical legal content articles for marketing wills & probate law

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Forthcoming legal topics

Examples of the wills and probate topics issued to our subscribers over the last six months include:

Probate and avoiding problems with chattels

  • common issues arising with chattels;

  • making provisions for particular chattels in your will;

  • advice for executors and family on dealing with chattels;  and

  • enlisting the help of a third-party to mediate disputes.

Business planning and the importance of making a will

  • considering the different risks and issues;
  • reflecting prewritten business agreements in your will;
  • choosing appropriate and capable executors; and
  • key provisions to include and writing a letter of wishes.

When does a power of attorney take effect?

  • an overview of the variations of powers of attorney;
  • rules on powers of attorney made before 2007;
  • when a power of attorney can be used; and
  • important considerations if you are an appointed attorney.

Avoiding common delays in obtaining probate

  • resolving problems with the will;
  • obtaining valuations from financial institutions;
  • locating and liaising with beneficiaries; and
  • seeking legal advice for potential inheritance disputes.

How to pass on royalties after you die

  • types of royalty payments and timeframes;
  • considerations when leaving royalties under your will;
  • leaving royalties through a gift or a trust; and
  • other factors to consider when leaving royalties, such as charitable legacies.

Legal steps to consider when diagnosed with a life-limiting illness

  • preparations following the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness;
  • making an LPA for your health and welfare decisions;
  • best practice when drawing up an advanced care plan; and
  • revising or making a will to set out any wishes.

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