The proceeds of your Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) and Family Trust do not form part of your estate. They are held by the trustees of the fund on behalf of the beneficiaries, in the case of the SMSF the members of the fund, generally you.That said, depending on the terms of the SMSF […]
Queensland Law Society Media Release: Premier legal gathering in Queensland to feature leading presenters
Queensland Law Society’s annual Symposium will feature presenters including the Chief Justice of Queensland, Queensland’s Attorney-General, and internationally renowned criminal and human rights lawyer Rabia Siddique. QLS Symposium is an annual event held 18-19 March at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, which focuses on connecting the Queensland legal profession, and providing […]
Queensland Law Society has praised the State Government for its appointment of esteemed and highly respected silk David Kent to the Queensland District Court.
Society president Bill Potts and chief executive officer Amelia Hodge said Judge Kent QC was an inspired choice. They said Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath should be […]
Queensland Law Society has greeted with delight the Federal Government’s announcement of savings measures to allow extra funding to federal court operations – saying it was a great opportunity for the appointment to two desperately needed judges in Queensland.
Society president Bill Potts said the recent appointment of a Family Court […]
The idea of making a Will and having to think that far ahead can seem like a hassle and a little unnecessary. In fact, the opposite is true; planning ahead can often save you thousands of dollars and weeks of extra stress in the event of an unforeseen occurrence.
Here are […]