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September 15, 2016—

Who is a child, and can they make a claim against your estate?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
In Queensland, for the purposes of making an application for further provision from an estate, a child is eligible. However, the definition of ‘child’ is…
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August 9, 2016—

Estrangement – are you in or are you out?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
Although unfortunate, it is common that parent and child are unable to forge out their issues. However, the result in some circumstances means their relationship…
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June 3, 2016—

What happens to my estate if I die without a will?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
When you pass away without a will (valid will), you are deemed to have died intestate. This means that your estate will be administered and…
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May 25, 2016—

What is your excuse for not having a will?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
When you die, you die. Nothing can be done from the grave that you haven’t planned for already. I’ve had many clients come in during…
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May 9, 2016—

Caveats over wills – use wisely

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
Where there are questions as to the validity of a will, lodging a caveat over the will is an option which will give you time…
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May 4, 2016—

Not all is lost if you can’t find the original will

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
Recently, I have received a number of enquiries where a deceased’s original will cannot be found. When an original will cannot be found, a grant…
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March 22, 2016—

Disentitling Conduct – Mind your manners

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I am often asked by clients about "disentitling conduct" in the context of a claim for further provision from an estate by a child of…
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March 8, 2016—

Have you considered your digital assets in your estate plan?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I recently met with some clients to consider their estate plan. Since they last reviewed their estate plan they had accumulated significant digital assets (DA).…
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February 18, 2016—

Blyth v Wilken – Ending a De Facto Relationship May Change Your Will

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I have previously blogged about when you should review your will and estate planning. One of the triggers to review your will and estate planning is…
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January 27, 2016—

Time limits for making a claim for further provision

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I am often asked about the time limits of when a claim for further provision from an estate can be made. When considering a claim…
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December 17, 2015—

When should you review your will?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
When preparing a will for a client, I am often asked, “When should I review my will again?” There are certain “triggers” that you can…
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December 8, 2015—

Who is a spouse or de facto partner of a deceased?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I have received a number of enquiries lately in relation to a partner of a deceased wanting to either apply for Letters of Administration on…
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