Quick Chat Wills Series – “Appointing a Guardian”

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe Quick Chat series involves a quick talk with a Legally Yours Lawyer for their expert legal advice on topics that matter. This series features Beth Grant from Grant Legal as we discuss topics relevant to Wills. This is the third episode in a five part series that covers – Appointing a Guardian Beth Grant is […]

Quick Chat Wills Series – “Nominating a executor for your Will”

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe Quick Chat series involves a quick talk with a Legally Yours Lawyer for their expert legal advice on topics that matter. This series features Beth Grant from Grant Legal as we discuss topics relevant to Wills. This is the second episode in a five part series that covers – Nominating a executor for your […]

Quick Chat Wills Series – “Why are Wills important?”

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe Quick Chat series involves a quick talk with a Legally Yours Lawyer for their expert legal advice on topics that matter. This series features Beth Grant from Grant Legal as we discuss topics relevant to Wills. This is the first episode in a five part series that covers – Why are Wills important? Beth […]

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Understanding Binding Financial Agreements & Prenups

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhat is a Binding Financial Agreement? A Binding Financial Agreement is legal agreement used by married or de facto couples to determine how their property and financial resources shall be divided in the event of a separation or divorce. Binding Financial Agreements (sometimes referred to as ‘pre-nups’ or ‘pre-nuptial agreements) can be entered into at […]

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Probate and Letters of Administration. What’s the Difference?

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhat is Probate? Probate is the legal process of proving and registering in the Supreme Court the last will of a deceased person. Effectively it certifies that the will is valid and confirms the appointment of the executor. Once validated, the executor names in the will can administer the estate and handle the disposal of […]

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7 Practical Tips When You’re Separating

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen couples separate, it can be a highly emotional time for all involved.  Often simple matters can be overlooked or ignored. Below we have compiled 7 practical tips that people should consider when going through the separation process. 1. Counselling Try and access counselling services as soon as possible. Ideally it would be great for […]

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Legal Tips for Same Sex Couples

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe issue of marriage equality is a hot topic in today’s media. Irrespective of your own personal beliefs on this issue, it is important that people are aware of how to protect their legal interests, as well as the sanctity of their relationship, particularly if they are in a same sex relationship In this blog […]

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Appointed As Executor? What To Do

Reading Time: 4 minutesHave you been nominated as Executor in your next of kin’s Will? Would you know how to fulfil your loved one’s last wishes? Would you know the process of gaining a grant of probate?  How would you go about accessing bank accounts and distributing assets in your loved one’s name? This blog outlines the process […]

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Tips to Help Your Friend Through Separation & Divorce

Reading Time: 3 minutesDo you have a friend or family member going through a separation?  If yes, often this time can be a highly emotional and tumultuous stage in a person’s life, not only for the 2 parties dissolving their relationship, but also their family and friends. Providing the right support and directing them towards the right services […]