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What is an Enduring Power of Attorney?

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What is an Enduring Power of Attorney?

>An Enduring Power of Attorney is a more comprehensive assignment with more diverse authority than a General Power of Attorney. Unlike a general power of attorney, the authority of an Enduring Power of Attorney continues in the event the principal loses the ability to make decisions for themselves. An Enduring Power of Attorney allows the …

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What is a ‘valid’ will?

>A valid will is one that has been accepted by a court and put into effect by a grant of probate. To be valid, your will must be: In writing – handwritten, typed or printed. Signed – ideally your signature should be at the end of the will. Witnessed – two witnesses must be attest …

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Distribution of Property through a Legal Will

>Distributing of your property after your death and making some provisions are the primary objectives of a will. Here are some points that you need to put into mind when distributing your properties and assets: Make proper provisions for your spouse, children, or ex-nuptial children. The Family Provision Legislation declares that family members and dependants …

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Arranging the deceased’s affairs

> When somebody dies, there are many things that need to be done. On the personal side there are things such as making the funeral arrangements, dealing with the deceased’s personal effects, and contacting relatives and friends. Whilst the Executor in the Will is the person that is responsible for all arrangements, normally a number …

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