copelandlegal

Estate Distribution: A Guide for Beneficiaries

As an estates law firm we handle a LOT of estate distributions. Over the years we’ve seen just how crucial effective communication is with beneficiaries to ensure that everyone understands the estate process and timelines. Unfortunately, while estates can be handled very effectively and routinely, they will often take months and lots of paperwork to

Estate Distribution: A Guide for Beneficiaries Read More »

Navigating the Key Players in Your Will

A Guide to Executors, Beneficiaries, Minor Beneficiaries, and Guardians   Planning for the future is a crucial aspect of ensuring your family’s well-being and securing their future. In this blog we’ll delve into the key individuals involved in a Will, shedding light on their roles and responsibilities. From executors to beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, and guardians,

Navigating the Key Players in Your Will Read More »

Why You Should Get Your Will in Place Now: A Sample Will in NSW

If you haven’t yet put your will in place, you might be wondering if it’s really necessary. After all, life can be unpredictable, and thinking about wills can feel daunting. However, getting your will in place now is crucial for several reasons. In this blog, we’ll discuss the importance of having a will and provide

Why You Should Get Your Will in Place Now: A Sample Will in NSW Read More »

Executor costs: who pays for costs in deceased estates?

Executors are those chosen people who have been named in a Will as being in charge of looking after a deceased estate. Those duties can be considerable and will often include retaining a lawyer for estate legal advice and to apply for Probate, paying bills, communicating with beneficiaries, securing estate assets, compiling and collating estate

Executor costs: who pays for costs in deceased estates? Read More »