Protecting your children’s inheritance The Family Court of Australia’s recent decision in Bernard v Bernard  FamCA 421 demonstrates the benefit of obtaining tailored estate planning advice in order to protect your children’s inheritance. The case involved proceedings for a property settlement between a husband and wife following their separation. The wife claimed that the…
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.