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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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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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Working together – a client success story

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

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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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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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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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Strange bequests people make in their Wills

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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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Do your loved ones know where to look for your Will?

Remember no matter where you decide to keep the original copy of your Will, someone trusted should always know where the document is stored and how to access it. ...

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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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