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What documents you need to get a probate in Queensland

What documents you need to get a probate in Queensland

So you are ready to apply for a probate, but you are unsure about what documents are needed to be provided to your lawyer.  For an Executor to manage a deceased estate property, there are a number of documents needed and forms to fill out on behalf of the estate. ...
Why you need a Power of Attorney as part of Estate Planning

Why you need a Power of Attorney as part of Estate Planning

Appointing a power of attorney should accompany all other steps in your estate planning. Considering who will manage your personal affairs if you become incapacitated is equally as important as preparing a Will. Losing the ability to make important decisions for...
What is the difference between a Trust and an Estate Plan?

What is the difference between a Trust and an Estate Plan?

Here at Cameron Rogers, we often see clients mistakenly confuse a trust and an estate plan as being the same thing. Although both are the two main legal structures for transferring assets to your beneficiaries, they have completely different purposes and work in...
Can you include your Superannuation in your Will?

Can you include your Superannuation in your Will?

A common question we receive here at Cameron Rogers and Co is whether you can leave superannuation in your Will. It is widely mistaken that Superannuation is owned by the Will maker and can be distributed along with the rest of their Estate. As Super is not...