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Wills and same sex couples

Record your wishes in your will if you want peace-of-mind that your partner and loved ones are adequately provided for....

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Working together – a client success story

Every day State Trustees’ teams work together to help and protect clients...

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There is no excuse for elder abuse

Financial elder abuse is often a hidden and complex problem that is difficult to identify, hard to prove and can be difficult to rectify once it is discovered....

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A checklist for choosing a guardian

Take some time to think about who is the person best placed to care for your children in the event you and/or your partner are no longer around....

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How to write a condolence message

Finding the appropriate words to help comfort during a time of grief and sorrow can be difficult....

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Your pet and your will

Our pets have a special place in our hearts, yet many of us don’t consider what might happen to them if they outlive us....

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Your gifts and your will

You can leave your assets to any individual or organisation of your choice, however it is important to adequately provide for your family and dependents to avoid conflict...

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$60,000 for dementia care research projects

A new project aims to examine pain and depression ultimately to improve the quality of life for older people suffering from dementia....

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8 books that help to cope with grief

If you or someone close to you is grieving these books may provide some words of comfort and help to heal....

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Leaving a legacy letter for a child

A personal letter you write for your children can have a healing effect and provide them with a sense of comfort during a difficult time....

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