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    What if my pet outlives me?

    By Kaitlyn Sheridan on 10/02/20 3:41 PM

    Pets can be an important part of people’s lives and an important member of your family. You may be thinking what would happen to your pets if you pass away before them. How can you make sure your pet is looked after when you pass away?

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    What happens if I don't make a Will?

    By Kaitlyn Elvery on 9/09/19 10:50 AM

    If you die without a Will you are said to have died ‘intestate.’ This means that instead of your assets being distributed in a way that you have chosen, there is a formula that determines how your assets are to be distributed and in what proportions. This can mean that your family heirlooms, family pets, savings and property may end up in the hands of family members contrary to your wishes.

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    Who has a claim on an Estate?

    By Andrew Frank on 2/09/19 4:33 PM

    The law tells us that to have a claim on an Estate you must:

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    Blended Families and Wills

    By Andrew Frank on 19/06/19 5:11 PM

    Blended families and step-families are very common these days.

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    Can a former partner make an Estate claim?

    By Andrew Frank on 7/06/19 3:42 PM

    It is possible for a former partner to make a claim on your Estate, if there are factors that warrant that claim. The case of Lodin v Lodin; Estate of Dr Mohammad Masoud Lodin [2017] NSWSC 10 demonstrates what can happen when a former partner makes an Estate claim.

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