Category: Wills & Estates
General duties of the personal representative
Pursuant to the Succession Act 1981 (Qld), certain provisions must be followed when a person dies without a Will (the Rules of Intestacy). Generally a surviving spouse and children are...
The traditional image of a Will as a complicated document filled with fancy fonts and confusing legal jargon is no longer an accurate perception. The Court is prepared to uphold...
The Powers of Attorney Act 1998 (Qld) currently governs Powers of Attorney in Queensland.
Here is a checklist of the first tasks you will need to undertake as an Executor of a Will. You can tick each task off as you complete it:
Testator: The person making the Will.
Ensuring that your Will reflects your desire for what is to happen to your children and your property upon your death is very important.