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Know your Legal Rights with Aged Care.

This article attempts to shed some light on the highly complex, rapidly changing and sometimes emotionally fraught area of aged care, particularly the...more

Can Grandchildren challenge a will

This article briefly examines family provision legislation with relevant legal cases to answer the question, can grandchildren challenge a will?  For...more

Dying Without a Will in New South Wales

Dying without a will is known as dying intestate.  In NSW the Succession Act 2006 (NSW) outlines the rules which apply when someone dies intestate. ...more

Contesting a Will in New South Wales

In NSW contesting a will involves applying for a family provision order.  The wills and estates lawyers at Brander Smith McKnight are highly ...more

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Enduring Guardianship

What is Enduring Guardianship? Enduring guardianship refers to the appointment of a person who is allowed to make decisions relating to your health ...more

What is Power of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney (PoA) is used to enable a representative who you choose, who is known as your ‘attorney’, to make decisions regarding ...more

Deceased Estates and provision of Executor Services

This article discusses deceased estates and the provision of executor services.  Estate administration encompasses the processes and duties that are ...more

Benefits of a Will

This article discusses the benefits of having a will, what can and can’t be included in a will and when to consider changing your will. What is ...more