Category - Wills & Estates
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...
From 1 July 2019 the Public Trustee will no longer prepare Wills or Enduring Power of Attorney documents for the general public unless you are a concession card holder, Centrelink recipient or subject to administration or protection Orders.
Do you remember the car ads that were prevalent in the 90’s showing mum, dad and the 2.5 children? The typical Australian family. But is that still a representative of the Australian family?
In Australia 1 in 3 Marriages end in Divorce and the average marriage length is just over 12 years. With the average age to get married...
The grief of losing a loved one is hard enough, but when someone dies without a Will the impact it has on families can be disastrous, writes TGB senior lawyer John Pitman.
Becoming a parent is one of the most magical moments of your life, but with all the joy a newborn brings comes a weight of responsibility. You are now a mum or a dad – responsible for making sure your little one is taken care of, no matter what.
Do you have a clear plan in place if you or your partner dies unexpectedly?
Marriage isn’t only about love – there is a big legal aspect to it as well. TGB partner Rosemary Caruso explains the everyday impact of same-sex marriage for couples.
On December 7 2017 the Federal Government finally legalised same-sex marriage and the legislation commenced the following day.
Now that marriage equality...
THE Arrium steelworks sale not only galvanises Whyalla’s economic future, it gives new hope of a fresh start to those who have been living in limbo due to divorce and death, according to a leading Adelaide law firm.
Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers partner Jane Miller said when Whyalla’s economy and property market crashed many...
From little things big things grow, and so it has proved for Tindall Gask Bentley’s Reynella office which has just celebrated 25 years proudly serving the people of Adelaide’s southern suburbs.
In 1992 the picture was very different to what it is today. Back then TGB was just a single office at 76 Light Square in the city....
Governments are failing to take coordinated action in areas of law which touch the most vulnerable people in our society, argues TGB managing partner Morry Bailes in his latest column for InDaily.
Read the full column here.
In August 2017, SA Parliament passed a number of Acts relating to LGBTQI people and de facto relationships. TGB lawyer Adam Osborn looks at how marriage, divorce and the new Relationships Register affects your Will and Estate Planning.
Imagine your partner were to die unexpectedly and there was no legal recognition of your...