Category: Wills & Estate Planning
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.
What happens to your social media accounts after you die?
Social media is everywhere; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn etc. Many people have one or several accounts. But how many have given consideration to what happens to their accounts after they die?
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.
What is an Advance Health Directive? – Why Do You Need One?
An Advance Health Directive (AHD) is a legal document used in Queensland which allows you to give instructions about your health care if you can’t make decisions for yourself. In…
What is an Enduring Power of Attorney and why do I need one?
Do you ever think about what happens to everything and everyone you care about if you suddenly find yourself in the situation where you can’t make decisions? Most of us…