Wills Disputes – Can Estranged Children be Disinherited?

Date: April 27, 2015

Estranged Children The behaviour of adult children toward their parents and whether this entitles parents to “disinherit” their children, that is, effectively leave little nothing to them in their Will,… Read More »

Wills Law: Divorce and Estate Planning Part 3

Date: April 24, 2015

Inter-dependency, Death of Superannuation Fund Member, Trustees of Superannuation Funds at Time of Death Inter-Dependency Relationship What is an inter-dependency relationship?   Each situation is evaluated on its merits at the… Read More »

Wills Law – Divorce and Estate Planning Part 2

Date: April 21, 2015

Beneficiary Nominations, Superannuation, Ex-Spouses and Dependency Beneficiary Nominations Divorce or separation does not change or revoke any beneficiary nominations made for Life, Total & Permanent Disability, Trauma/Critical Illness or Income… Read More »

Wills Law: Divorce and Estate Planning Part 1

Date: April 15, 2015

Complications, Rules and Powers of Attorney Complications When a relationship ends it is important that each party review their estate plans to ensure there are no loose ends which may… Read More »

The Role of Company Directors – Part 3

Date: March 13, 2015

The Extent of Directors’ Collective Liability A director is not the agent of his co-directors. The mere fact that a particular director is liable to the company for a breach… Read More »

The Role of Company Directors – Part 2

Date: March 12, 2015

Delegation of Power The board of any corporation may delegate any of its powers to a person or committee or a single director. However, any company director does not have… Read More »

The Role of Company Directors – Part 1

Date: March 10, 2015

Company Directors In business, an individual may be invited to become a company director. What does this involve? While a company has a distinct legal personality, its business activities can… Read More »

International Tax Planning and Foreign Source Income

Date: March 10, 2015

1. International Tax Planning International tax planning deals with the interaction between various countries’ tax systems.  Due to the complexity of constantly changing tax laws all tax planning requires serious… Read More »

How Social Media is Affecting Court Proceedings

Date: February 24, 2015

Social media is starting to dominate our lives, and whether you view this as a positive or negative thing, it is having an effect on many industries. Marketers, for example,… Read More »

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