Superannuation: Death Taxes by Stealth

With the rise of superannuation and the increase in self-managed superannuation funds, also comes the rise in taxes payable as a result of the death of a member of those superannuation funds upon the monies paid to their estate as a death benefit.
A little-known fact, the death benefit held by the superannuation fund, including […]

How can I stop my Will being challenged?

A client came to see me about a problem that is often occurring for a number of older Australians, how to leave their estate unevenly between their children and/or other people who have a claim on their estate. Whilst the starting position at law is that a person making a Will has what is […]