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What Is An Equitable Mortgage?
There are many competing interests in property law. Security interests form in a few different ways. An equitable mortgage is one of these. Read more here.
What are the Duties of Executors?
When someone names you as the executor of a Will, you become responsible for their estate. Read this article to learn more about the duties of an executor.
How do I make a Power of Attorney? (2019 Update)
A Power of Attorney is a legal document made by one person (the ‘principal’) that allows another person to act on your behalf as your ‘attorney’.
Do I Have to Pay Stamp Duty on a Trust Deed? (2019 Update)
To set up a trust you'll need to lodge a discretionary trust deed. Depending on your state or territory, you may need to pay stamp duty on it.
How Often Should You Update Your Will?
A will is a perpetual document, meaning it will remain valid unless it's changed. Read this article to find out when and how often you should update it.
When Can Superannuation be Accessed Early?
There are very limited circumstances under which you can access your super funds early. Learn more about conditions of early release here.
Can an Irrevocable Trust be Terminated?
Are you dealing with an irrevocable trust? Do you want to terminate it? Read this article to find out whether you can terminate an irrevocable trust.
What Is The Right Of Survivorship?
The right of survivorship is an important part of joint tenancy. Read more about when and how this may apply to you and your property in this guide.
What Is A Revocable Trust?
Revocable trusts are an important and useful part of equity, estate and trusts law. Read about how these types of trusts impact upon you and your situation.
Can A Trust Own Shares In A Company? (2019 Update)
Are you considering starting a trust to better organise the ownership of your company? Read this article to see whether it's possible and how to do it.
5 Things You Should Always Include in Your Will
It’s always best to have a plan for the worst case scenario. Keep reading to find out what you should include in your will
What is Superannuation Splitting?
Superannuation entitlements can be split between couples in the same way as other assets. Learn more about superannuation splitting here.
What Is a Proprietary Interest? An Explainer
Ownership is not just limited to tangible things - it extends into many other forms of ownership as well. Read about proprietary interests in this article.
Who Can Witness My Will?
A will outlines how your assets will be distributed following your death. Read this guide to find out who can witness your will so it's legally valid.
What Is the Difference Between a Discretionary Trust and a Unit Trust? (2019 Update)
When establishing a trust, it's important to know what the different types are and how they work. Read about two of them in this guide.
What is an Irrevocable Trust?
An irrevocable trust doesn't allow its creator to change anything about the trust once it is created. This article explains the advantages and disadvantages of such trusts.
Enduring Guardians: All you need to know
Concerned about protecting yourself if you lose capacity? Find out all you need to know about enduring guardians and their functions here.
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