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Succession Planning

Succession Planning

Have you paused to consider if your affairs are in order because a reality check is not necessarily a bad thing? Prevention strategies and preparedness are key to staying ahead of any threat.

Are your affairs in order – good sense or no(n)sense?

Are your affairs in order – good sense or no(n)sense?

Estate Planning, Trusts and Wills focus on the people closest to you: partners, children, grandchildren, favourite family members and close friends.  It means you get to nominate each beneficiary (individuals and charities) and what assets you want included (life assurance policies, savings, property, business interests, family heirlooms and so on). 

What Are Trusts?

What Are Trusts?

Are you thinking of having a trust created? This is a must-read article if you would like to know more about what trusts are. Carry on reading on below to learn more. Take a look at these essential points. A trust permits a person to hold assets for the trust...

Avoiding Will Disputes

Avoiding Will Disputes

Will disputes can divide families and cause a lot of anguish to family members. Family members may no longer speak to each other if they are fighting over a deceased family member’s will. Would you like to know how to avoid a will dispute? Carry on reading on below to...

Choosing A Guardian For Your Child

Choosing A Guardian For Your Child

You want to be around to watch your child grow up. It is important for you to decide who is going to look after your child when you are no longer alive. Choosing a guardian for your child is no easy decision, but it is a necessary one. There are many vital issues to...

Estate Planning For Singles

Estate Planning For Singles

Are you single? Do you need to have an estate plan if you are single? Even though you are single, it is important that you have an estate plan. Even though you don’t have any children and you aren’t married, you need to ensure that you have an estate plan in place....

Do You Need An Estate Plan?

Do You Need An Estate Plan?

Being an adult means being responsible. Have you ever considered whether you should think about your estate and what may happen if you pass away? Even though you are young, anything can happen in the blink of an eye. There are many essential reasons why you should...

Why Should You Have A Will?

Why Should You Have A Will?

This article explores many essential reasons why you should have a will. If you have not had one created, it might be time to think about creating one. You are never too old or too young to have one drawn up. If you would like to have one created, make sure to consult...

Characteristics Of An Executor

Characteristics Of An Executor

The person who serves as the executor of an estate has to have certain essential characteristics. What are these important characteristics? Are you interested in learning more about what this person’s role is? Who can serve in this role? Find out more below. Here is...

Choosing A Probate Lawyer

Choosing A Probate Lawyer

Have you been named as the executor of an estate? While this may seem quite daunting, you need to have the right individual helping you with the probate process. You should think about choosing a probate lawyer to assist you with the probate process. Are there any...

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