Will Aretha’s Nearest and Dearest get a little R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Aretha Franklin, who sadly passed away on 16 August, did so without making a will. Ms Franklin had been unwell for some time and apparently her lawyer had been encouraging

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Emojis & the Law

Emojis have been used to communicate emotions and feelings in a way that words often cannot. While sometimes ambiguous, their relevance has not been dismissed by the Courts. In 2015,

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How to Avoid Having an ‘Unfair Will’

You hear a lot about “unfair wills'” in ads these days. On TV, billboards and radios, so many solicitors out there want you to fight an “unfair will”. You can’t

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The Hidden Cost of Going to Court

Anyone who has sued someone or been sued will tell you in great detail about how much it cost them but this is only a small part of the story.

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The Benefits of Death

Distributions from a deceased’s superannuation fund are referred to as “death benefits”. As with retail funds, death benefits, when distributed from a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) are categorised separately to

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