All About Estates

Elaine Blades

Total 39 Posts

There’s insurance for that?

“The role of an estate trustee can really be a thankless task”. So ended Justin’s blog on June 20th. The fact there is now an insurance product available to protect estate trustees in the event they are successfully sued by a disgruntled beneficiary only underscores this truism.

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Coffee, Bicycle, Purse

There is no global test for capacity. Capacity is a task specific concept. The threshold capacity for making a Will is not necessarily the same as may be required for managing a simple bank account or for providing investment instructions in respect of a multi-million dollar portfolio. What should we be looking for when dealing with older clients wishing to prepare a Will?

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