There are strict formalities for a valid Will. However, in some instances, the Court can admit to probate an informal document that does not comply with these strict formalities. By not formalising your Will, are you leaving behind more pain for those you love?
MST Lawyers congratulates family law Principal, Belinda Spong and Special Counsel, Amanda Humphreys following their recognition by the 2019 Doyles’ Guide as leading Victorian Family Lawyers.
Disputes over trust assets can tear families apart. A recent case in the Supreme Court of Victoria has put the spotlight on many of the issues associated with establishing and maintaining Family Trusts and the importance of obtaining appropriate estate planning advice.
For many people, estate planning can be a difficult subject to discuss. It is unsurprising then that this particular issue lacks priority in people’s fast-paced lives. All too often, decisions concerning Wills and the distribution of estate occur when emotions are running high. Take the time to review or prepare your estate planning to ensure some peace of mind for the important people in your life.