Author: Paul Spoto
Enduring Power of Attorney and providing gifts to your attorney
Enduring Powers of Attorney allow you to appoint someone to act on your behalf should you be unable to do so. Any transactions with your Enduring Attorney or a relation, business associate or close friend of the attorney including gifts, raises a presumption of undue influence.
Nursing and Midwifery Board decision: no suspension of registration after serious criminal charge
Hall Payne recently acted for a member of the Queensland Nurses and Midwives Union who had action proposed to have their registration immediately suspended due to a serious assault charge.
Undue influence and coercive behaviour towards a Will-maker
All too prevalently we receive enquiries from family members who are suspicious that a vulnerable or elderly family member has been influenced or even bullied by a close relative or family member, to change their Will.