Property Transfers Following A Deceased Estate

Property Transfers Following A Deceased Estate

Family Law, Will and Probate
Property transfers following a deceased estate Executors and administrators, referred to as the Legal Personal Representative (LPR), of a deceased estate hold a position of considerable trust and must act with care and diligence in handling estate assets. The role of the LPR includes the identification, protection and preservation of…
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The Process of Obtaining Probate

The Process of Obtaining Probate

Family Law, Will and Probate
The Process of Obtaining Probate Probate is a grant made by the Supreme Court of New South Wales. This ‘proves’ the Will of a deceased person and vests title to the estate’s assets in the named executor/s. This is the official process that enables the executor to legally deal with…
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Childhood Immunisation and Family Law

Childhood Immunisation and Family Law

Community, Family Law
Childhood Immunisation and Family Law Some Australian parents have recently begun to question whether to immunise their children, expressing concerns about possible side-effects risks associated with childhood vaccinations. But what happens if parents are separated and can’t agree? Childhood vaccines, introduced in 1932, are said to have greatly reduced illness…
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The Perils Of Not Making A Will

The Perils Of Not Making A Will

Family Law, Will and Probate
The Perils Of Not Making A Will What do Michael Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Picasso, Jimi Hendrix, Stieg Larsson and Robert Homes a Court all have in common? You would be forgiven for thinking, not much. But in fact they do—all six died intestate which means, they died without leaving a Will.…
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Inheritances and Family Law

Inheritances and Family Law

Family Law, Will and Probate
Inheritances and Family Law Families and money can sometimes be a volatile combination. That is never more so than when divorces and Wills are concerned. When is an inheritance an asset for family law purposes? The simple answer is “almost always”. But the answer is not always simple. Why is…
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