Estate Planning

Testamentary Trusts – Why everyone is talking about them

Erin Brown 26/02/2019

One of the most commonly asked estate planning questions we receive is “is it worth me setting up a testamentary trust?” Testamentary trusts have become increasingly popular because of the tax effectiveness and asset protection they can offer. Erin Brown, Special Counsel in our Estate Planning team, explains the factors to consider when deciding whether to structure your Will to include a testamentary trust.

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Could the new same-sex marriage laws impact your estate plan?

Erin Brown 13/03/2018

In this article, Erin Brown, Special Counsel of our Estate Planning group, considers whether a Will executed by a person in a same-sex marriage prior to the recent legislative changes may have been nullified by virtue of the marriage.

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Protecting your Wealth for Future Generations: Estate Planning Update

Erin Brown 25/09/2017

You’ve worked hard during your lifetime to accumulate wealth. You’ve made a Will. But will your assets actually go where you want them to go? In this article, Erin Brown of our estate planning group discusses family provision claims and the ways in which you can protect your estate.

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Directing Self-Managed Superannuation Fund death benefits: Estate Planning Update

Erin Brown 27/02/2017

Erin Brown, Special Counsel of our estate planning group, outlines the way your self-managed super fund death benefits can be passed to beneficiaries on your death.

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Have you considered your Estate Plan?

Erin Brown 25/10/2016

Estate planning is much more than simply putting a Will in place. Erin Brown, Special Counsel of our estate planning group, discusses the benefits of having an effective Estate Plan in place.

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