Elder Law & Succession Law Committee
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16 Mar 2022
How to lawfully hold and dispose of Wills and Safe Custody Documents
The Legal Profession Act & Ethics Committee clarifies how safe custody documents should be held and disposed of.
20 Oct 2021
Death benefits: The obligations of legal personal representatives in relation to collecting superannuation
What are executors’ and administrators’ obligations in relation to collecting superannuation death benefits? Gillian Hunter from the Elder Law & Succession Law Committee provides background and guidance on this thorny issue. From the Spring 2021 edition of Ethos.
6 Oct 2021
Electronic witnessing of documents
Guidance to members for electronic witnessing of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney.
4 May 2021
Information about elder abuse, and how to find help and advice for a person at risk.
21 Apr 2021
Do you need information about elder abuse?
You may have heard local lawyer Katie Binstock, the Chair of our Elder Law & Succession Law Committee, chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about elder abuse. We've compiled some useful resources on this topic.
29 Mar 2021
Do you need help with a will?
You may have heard local lawyer Katie Binstock, the Chair of our Elder Law & Succession Law Committee, chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about why it’s important to have a legal will. We've compiled some useful resources on this topic.
24 Jul 2020
Po-tay-to, po-tah-to: How construing a Will can cause some headaches
Kerstin Glomb from the Law Society’s Elder Law & Succession Law Committee shows how ‘standard’ wording in Wills relies on everybody having the same interpretation of words — a linguistic nirvana that simply doesn’t exist. From the Winter 2020 edition of Ethos.
13 May 2020
Changes to electronic witnessing of documents
Guidance on legislative changes in the COVID-19 Emergency Response Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 (ACT).