Category: Wills and Trusts

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How to Contest A Will

Wondering if you have grounds to contest a Will? Disputes regarding Wills and estates are difficult and it can be a challenge to mount a successful challenge to a Will, however it is possible. There are a range of situations where the validity of a Will can be challenged or the wishes expressed in the

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Making Changes to your Will Through a Codicil

If you want to make changes to your Will, you may consider using a Codicil. A Codicil is a method for making changes to an existing Will so that you can add beneficiaries, change the distribution of assets and update clauses. Although this is a fast and efficient way of changing your Will, it is

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Benefits of Testamentary Trusts

Testamentary trusts offer many advantages for people putting together a Will who hope to have greater control over the distribution of their assets following their death. A testamentary trust allows for tax benefits, as well as protection of assets from creditors or family disputes. What is a Testamentary Trust? Testamentary trusts are trusts built into

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What to Consider When Appointing an Executor of a Will

Choosing an Executor is an important step in creating your Will. Your Executor is responsible for managing your estate and ensuring your wishes are adhered to following your death, and it’s vital that you choose someone you know well and trust. Role of the Executor The Executor of a Will has a number of important

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Making a Will: Everything You Need to Know

Do you have questions about writing a Will? Do you know what is required to validly create a Will and to ensure that your loved ones can receive your assets after you pass away? Explore all aspects of setting up a Will and make sure that your wishes are followed when you die. When should

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