Info and Advice
Our Law Firms
Joining our Panel
Becoming a sponsor
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Employment & IR
Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI)
Property & Land
Wills & Estate Planning
Australian Judicial System
Land and Environment Court
Before you hire a Solicitor
Young People and the Law
Making a Will
Sorry, the content for this page is no longer available!
This RSS feed URL is deprecated
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan first to launch class action against financial services giant
Legal doors open for Western Sydney uni student
Michael Cohen is digging himself into an increasingly deeper hole as he faces legal headaches on multiple fronts
Griffith Law School walks to support community legal service
Griffith News (press release)
Lloyd Rayney unfit to practise law after 'disgraceful' recordings, false evidence: tribunal
Most Australians die not having completed a legal will.
Around 5 out of 10 people that have Wills need to update them.
Most people who have made a Will cannot immediately lay their hands on it.
An Enduring Guardian is appointed to make health and lifestyle decisions on your behalf should you be unable to do so.
You should grant Power of Attorney to someone you trust to ensure that sound financial decisions are made for you.
You can appoint one or more persons as Enduring Guardians.
Your Enduring Guardian should be someone you trust to make decisions in your best interests.
You should arrange to have your Will and appointment forms for Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardian stored safely on your behalf.
The law relating to Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship is different in each state. If you move interstate you should make new appointments using the forms for your new state.
After creating a Will, you should appoint an Enduring Power of Attorney to ensure that your affairs can be managed without the intervention of the courts or government agencies.
Appointing a Power of Attorney is a way of protecting yours and your family's financial position.
Unless you create and maintain a binding statement that reflects your wishes, your Superannuation fund is typically responsible for determining how your super is distributed should you die before you retire.
You need to create a new Will should you get married or divorced or have children.