On 30 March 2022, Western Australia welcomed much needed changes to the Administration Act 1903 (WA) (Act). These changes have increased the minimum distribution thresholds for family members of those who have died without a will.
Current statistics show that approximately 50% of Australians do not have a Will. The importance of having a Will should not be overlooked. The most important reason for making a Will is to make sure that, after your death, your property is distributed in the way you would have wished it to be. Making a […]
An executor is the person named in a Will to carry out the wishes of a person after they die. They organise to collect the assets of the deceased, pay the debts and distribute the property as set out in the deceased’s Will. The executor has a number of duties to carry out in their […]
A Will is a complex document, and if you make a mistake it could mean that your wishes do not get carried out. Making a Will does require special skill and as such it is highly recommended that you obtain legal advice to make sure your Will is correctly prepared. What kinds of things do […]