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Can a stepchild contest a Will?

Can a stepchild contest a Will?

Can a stepchild contest a Will? We often spot exciting headlines about squabbles over an unnecessarily vast inheritance, take the tiffs surrounding the (estimated) $100 million estate of Robin Williams or the $500 million estate of Prince, who shockingly died without...
Making a Foreign Will

Making a Foreign Will

Making a Foreign Will When a person dies without leaving a valid Will, there can often be some uncertainty as to who will inherit from their estate. In a situation such as this, the person is regarded as having died ‘intestate’, and whoever is entitled to the estate...
Making a Lasting Power of Attorney – before it’s too late

Making a Lasting Power of Attorney – before it’s too late

Making a Lasting Power of Attorney – before it’s too late Have you ever considered whether your family would be able to manage in a situation where you were unable to sign documents or make decisions for yourself. Everyone is aware of the importance of making...
Pitfalls of DIY Lasting Powers of Attorney

Pitfalls of DIY Lasting Powers of Attorney

Pitfalls of DIY Lasting Powers of Attorney This is the second of three articles designed to highlight the pitfalls of do it yourself Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate.  Our first article concentrated on the pitfalls of DIY Wills – which you can read...
Virtual Weekend Wills Clinic

Virtual Weekend Wills Clinic

Virtual Weekend Wills Clinic We are dedicating a weekend to you and your will. Often our lifestyles don’t allow for a midweek appointment and then, along comes the weekend and you can’t always speak to a professional. So we are making ourselves available to talk to...
Pitfalls of DIY Wills

Pitfalls of DIY Wills

Pitfalls of DIY Wills This is the first of three articles designed to highlight the Pitfalls of DIY Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate.  Please keep an eye out for further articles being posted over the coming weeks. As a Private Client lawyer who...