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    A new way to obtain superannuation disclosure from your partner

    By Ben Woodward on 24/09/21 10:54 AM

    Accurate disclosure of financial assets is an essential part of a just and equitable property division. When one side attempts to hide their assets, parties normally must engage in an expensive and time-consuming process to search for the hidden assets if they wish to arrive at a just outcome.

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    Binding Death Benefit Nomination

    By Breeann Lalao on 24/09/21 10:36 AM

    Many people don’t realise that superannuation benefits are not an estate asset and do not automatically flow to the estate of the deceased. Despite a Will being legally binding and providing what a person may receive from an estate, superannuation benefits do not apply. A Binding Death Benefit Nomination is a written direction to the Trustee of your superannuation fund which ultimately states beneficiaries who you want to receive your superannuation benefit in the event of your death.

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    So, you've been given an inheritance

    By Kaitlyn Elvery on 22/02/19 4:30 PM

    One of the first things that may come to mind if you receive a large sum of money from a relative or a friend is to treat yourself! You might spend big on a new car, book a luxurious holiday, or purchase that extravagant gift you have always dreamed about. 

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    When is it time to write a will?

    By Naomi Webb on 21/08/18 4:45 PM

    When you think of wills your mind is probably filled with the image of a sweet elderly couple.

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    When can I access my superannuation?

    By Naomi Webb on 23/08/17 9:26 AM

    Superannuation laws provide specific rules called ‘conditions of release’ that determine when you can access your superannuation entitlements.

    Retirement, death, a terminal medical condition and/or permanent incapacity are conditions of release that, if satisfied, allow access to your superannuation entitlements.

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