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Category: Wills and Estates

The Power of an Enduring Power of Attorney

Elder abuse is an all too common occurrence in our society. With a number of high-profile cases arising in South Australia and across the country in the last several years, we at Williams Barristers and Solicitors are determined to do what we can to prevent it. An important strategy is to establish an enduring power… Read more »

Are your will and estate documents in a safe place?

Our will and estate lawyers will tell you that most people understand the importance of documenting a comprehensive will to outline their final wishes.  This will all come to nought however if the will cannot be found when it is needed. Recently a couple called into our Adelaide office.  They had been very diligent in… Read more »

Enduring Power of Attorney – Could this be one of your most important legal documents

An Enduring Power of Attorney may well be one of the most important documents you ever sign. Life is unpredictable.  We may not want to think about times when we cannot make our own decisions, but ensuring you have trusted decision makers appointed should you need it can only be done at a time when… Read more »

Do It Yourself Will Kits

Low Cost Alternative or Recipe for Disaster? As Wills and Estates lawyers we are often engaged to assist executors or beneficiaries of estates where the deceased has either drafted their own will or relied upon legal will kits to distribute their assets. A simple mistake has the potential for significant cost to your estate and beneficiaries…. Read more »

Executor Liability

One of the principle roles of an executor in administering an estate is to ensure that liabilities are paid and assets distributed to beneficiaries in accordance with the Will of the deceased. But what happens if after the assets have been distributed and a previously unknown creditor or beneficiary comes forward to make a claim? Is… Read more »

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