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First things first, what is a trust? A trust is an arrangement which lets a person or company, known as the trustee, hold property or assets for the benefit of others, known as the beneficiaries. A ‘testamentary trust’ is a trust established in a Will.
Incorporating a testamentary trust in your will involves the...
South Australia’s state election results in 2018 finally reflected the electorate’s will, but that new-found fairness is already under threat, writes TGB managing partner Morry Bailes in his latest column for InDaily.
Read the full column here.
Before I was a personal injury lawyer, I was a teacher.
I had always enjoyed helping others and so completing my degree in education seemed like a natural progression for me in terms of career choice.
In my final year of studying teaching, “social justice in education” was my topic of choice for my Honours thesis...
Having a child through Surrogacy is an exciting and stressful time for the Surrogate, the Commissioning Parents and their respective families. People are coming together to bring a new life in to the world and create a new (or extended) family for the Commissioning Parents … but when it comes to Wills and Estate Planning...
Does Friday the 13th make you feel uncomfortable? Are you worried that you will be cursed with bad luck for walking under a ladder or breaking a mirror? Do you throw salt over your shoulder or knock on wood after mentioning your good fortune to prevent bad luck following?
If you answered yes to any of the above, you are one...
Your relationship is coming to an end. Either you’re in the driver’s seat effecting the separation or maybe you’ve been blindsided by an announcement from your partner that the relationship is over. Regardless, as the song goes, breaking up is hard to do…
There are likely to be emotions of grief and...
Rugby union star Israel Folau turned to GoFundMe to fight his sport’s bosses, only to have his campaign shut down.
Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young asked the “crowd” to fund her dispute with former Senator David Leyonhjelm.
Crowdfunding is something relatively new in a legal sense.
What is interesting from a lawyer’s...
Tindall Gask Bentley is delighted to announce the elevation of Toni Emanuele to the firm’s partnership.
Toni, a highly-regarded personal injury lawyer, has been with TGB for 12 years and has worked tirelessly to advance the rights and outcomes of injured people.
TGB managing partner Morry Bailes welcomed Toni to the partnership...
As the line between our real and digital lives becomes more blurred, making a video Will – rather than the traditional legal paperwork – might seem like the best way to go.
But as a recent Australian judgment shows, it can leave your family with major delays, costs and difficulty, and ultimately a Court may fail...
Going through a separation and divorce is a very difficult time. I can say this as I have experienced it first hand.
You might think I had the “upper hand” throughout my separation and divorce because I am a family lawyer myself.
Well, I can say that was not the case at all.
Lawyers need lawyers for their own divorce too.