If you have made an Advance Health Directive (AHD), you may be familiar with the Review section at the back of the document. Many people may have not had a look at their AHD since it was made and for … [Read more...] about Advance Health Directives vs Advances in Medical Science
In our recent post of 17 April 2020, we highlighted the requirements to be followed for a Will to be validly executed. Those requirements, in particular, include the need for the Willmaker to be … [Read more...] about Close enough? The effect of COVID-19 on signing your Will – why you shouldn’t do it without us.
In the current COVID-19 climate, it is crucial people sort fact from fiction. We have received a number of enquiries from concerned clients regarding their Wills and Enduring Powers of … [Read more...] about Close enough? The effect of COVID-19 on signing your Will & Enduring Power of Attorney
Where a person passes away with a valid Will appointing an Executor, the Executor will typically make the funeral and burial arrangements. A Will often contains the wishes of the Deceased regarding … [Read more...] about Funeral Expenses – what is a reasonable way to go?
Dying without a valid Will is bad enough but combine it with failing to make a binding nomination regarding your superannuation entitlements and the consequences can be disastrous. Many younger … [Read more...] about Don’t tell Mum – half the death benefit is gone!
Last night’s announcement by the Prime Minister regarding funerals has meant a surge in calls today from concerned people wanting to know, should a loved one pass away now or in the future, what the … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and Funerals – what you need to know
We wanted to personally reach out to our clients as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) event unfolds. Kruger Law wishes to offer as much support and guidance as we reasonably can to our clients at this … [Read more...] about Support for the valued clients of Kruger Law
Without making light of an extremely complex moral and ethical issue, the present position of the Queensland Parliament is that Queenslanders can live without euthanasia. The Queensland Government … [Read more...] about Euthanasia – We can live without it…
In a recent Supreme Court of Queensland case, the Judge was asked to interpret the meaning of a clause in a Will that gave “all of the fishing gear” and a 37ft fishing trawler to the deceased’s son. … [Read more...] about “Who gets the fishing gear?”
So you have made a Will but where exactly is it? In the top drawer? In the filing cabinet where all the “important documents” are kept? In a box in the shed since the last time you moved … [Read more...] about Will the First Job for your Executor be a Game of “Hide and Seek”?