Category - Estate Disputes
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...
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...
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...
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?
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...
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...
They are the legal battles that unfortunately split families and they are on the rise. Estate disputes are complex, and can be costly and stressful.
What happens when a pop-icon dies without a Will? TGB's Fiona Fagan answers this question and other more common questions related to intestacy (dying without a valid Will).