A Power of Attorney is a legal document that grants a person (the Attorney) the authority to perform certain functions on someone else’s behalf (the Donor). The most common forms that a Power of Attorney come in are “General” & “Enduring”. There is a significant difference between the General and Enduring Power of Attorney documents. The …Read More
What is an Enduring Power of Attorney?
> Anyone over 18 years of age should have a Will. But there are certain times in your life when it is particularly important to make a Will or revise your existing one: If you get married or intend to get married If you separate from your spouse or partner and you believe the separation …Read More
> Since superannuation became compulsory in the 90’s, it has become one of the major assets that you will hold in your lifetime. Because it is such an important asset (and often has life insurance attached to it, making it even more significant) it is important to know how it is dealt with if you …Read More
> If your needs are more complex, an estate plan extends to asset protection and the ongoing minimisation of income tax for your beneficiaries. A minor change or addition to your Will can be done simply by adding a ‘Codicil’ which is an additional document that becomes part of your Will. An estate planner can …Read More