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What is testamentary capacity? A basic guide
16 Oct
As a lawyer specialising in wills and estates, I find myself increasingly providing advice...
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Home downsizer superannuation contribution offers opportunity to retirees
20 Jun
Important changes are coming to the law on superannuation from 1 July 2018 that could be ...
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Kurt Topper dancing for cancer research
10 Apr
Kurt Topper, Director of Stacks Heard McEwan and our Wollongong-based Accredited ...
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Beware of your life continuing in the cloud after you die
14 Feb
Recently a court had to rule on whether a will written as an unsent 54-word text message ...
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Prenups on shaky ground after High Court decision
13 Feb
Prenuptial agreements appear to be on shaky legal ground after a recent landmark decision ...
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Same sex couples who married overseas should check legal status of wills
30 Jan
Just when same sex couples thought the long fight for marriage equality in Australia was ...
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Dangers of changing your home ownership structure in your senior years
05 Oct
Parents and grandparents are coming under increasing pressure to use their home to help ...
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Need for caution before signing a retirement village contract
21 Sep
Recent revelations of elderly people being thrown out of home because of fine print in ...
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Elder financial abuse – confronting a hidden epidemic
19 Sep
Elder financial abuse – where a person takes advantage of an elder person’s financial ...
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Forfeiture rule: why you can’t kill your parents and then inherit their estate
23 May
A NSW woman is campaigning to change the law so that her brother who killed their parents ...
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The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
03 May
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law. ...
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Hornsby law firm Collins & Thompson broadens horizons by joining Stacks Law Firm
03 Apr
Hornsby law firm Collins & Thompson is broadening its horizons by joining Stacks Law ...
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