Wills & Trusts

Step by step legal guides on wills and trusts

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A trust itself cannot own shares in a company, however a trustee can hold them on behalf of someone else. Find out more here.
The best things in life are free - but not according to contract law. Read about consideration and why it forms such an integral part of contract law.
When establishing a trust, it's important to know the different types. Find out how discretionary and unit trusts work here.
Discretionary trusts give a trustee discretion when distributing trust property. Find out the advantages and disadvantages of a discretionary trust here.
You can challenge a Will if it fails to make an adequate provision for someone close to the deceased. Learn how to make a claim here.
To set up a trust you'll need to lodge a trust deed. Depending on your state or territory, you may need to pay stamp duty on it.

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Setting up a family trust requires careful planning and an understanding of how trusts operate. Find out how to get started here.
A trust itself cannot own shares in a company, however a trustee can hold them on behalf of someone else. Find out more here.
Different Australian States and Territories have different requirements when it comes to witnessing a Power of Attorney (POA). Find out what they are here.
There are many different types of interests in property. Read more to find out what property interest you possess, and what property rights come with it.

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