Category - Estate Disputes

Preparing to Make your Will

TGB Lawyers’ Wills and Estates partner Sarah Mitchell outlines some of the important steps to take before your first appointment to assist in the easy preparation of your Will. I often have clients comment when their appointment is over, “That was a lot easier than I thought it would be!” Getting your estate...

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Superstition is no excuse for not preparing your Will

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...

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Write this down: A video Will is not binding

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...

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Special offer: Two-for-one Wills* for new and expecting parents

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? Who...

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Arrium sale a fresh start for Whyalla in more ways than one

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...

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