How Property is Treated in Estate Planning

How Property is Treated in Estate Planning

How Property is Treated in Estate Planning

In the context of property, there’s an abundance of legal questions particularly when it comes to estate planning. In this podcast, Big Law Estate Planning Solicitor, Elise Jaques, answers some of those questions.

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It probably comes at no surprise, that in the context of estate administration, people who may be beneficiaries, or those that think they should be, may want to contest the Will. This can often concern step children. In Queensland, this process is often referred to as a family provision claim. To learn more about thisRead More »Can Step-Children Contest a Will?

How can an Executor be removed?

One of the most important aspects of estate planning is of course, making sure you have the right executor. But what happens if things don't work out or circumstances change and you want another executor. In this podcast, Estate Planning Lawyer, Elise Jacques discusses the matter. Elise Jaques Solicitor Make an appointment

What Does the New Property Law Act Mean for Sellers of Property?

In QLD, the Property Law Act 2023 (the Act) passed Parliament on 25 October 2023. The primary objective of the Act is to simplify, streamline and modernise Queensland's property law regime by replacing the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld). But what are the key elements, in particular those that will impact upon sellers of propertyRead More »What Does the New Property Law Act Mean for Sellers of Property?

What is the Process for Removing a Power of Attorney in Queensland

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Podcasts to Listen to

Can Step-Children Contest a Will?

It probably comes at no surprise, that in the context of estate administration, people who may be beneficiaries, or those that think they should be, may want to contest the Will. This can often concern step children. In Queensland, this process is often referred to as a family provision claim. To learn more about thisRead More »Can Step-Children Contest a Will?

How can an Executor be removed?

One of the most important aspects of estate planning is of course, making sure you have the right executor. But what happens if things don't work out or circumstances change and you want another executor. In this podcast, Estate Planning Lawyer, Elise Jacques discusses the matter. Elise Jaques Solicitor Make an appointment

What Does the New Property Law Act Mean for Sellers of Property?

In QLD, the Property Law Act 2023 (the Act) passed Parliament on 25 October 2023. The primary objective of the Act is to simplify, streamline and modernise Queensland's property law regime by replacing the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld). But what are the key elements, in particular those that will impact upon sellers of propertyRead More »What Does the New Property Law Act Mean for Sellers of Property?

Avoiding the Estate Planning Risks When Moving into a Retirement Village

In recent years, there has been an exponential increase in the number of retirement villages being built, and of course, the number of people moving into them. In the context of the legalities, there is often an emphasis on the contractual obligations when buying into such a village. But what about the impact on estateRead More »Avoiding the Estate Planning Risks When Moving into a Retirement Village