Protecting Important Documents When A Crisis Hits

The bushfires in Victoria and the floods in Queensland and New South Wales have resulted in a terrible loss of life and property – raising the issue of losing and replacing important documents. Reports have emerged of the difficulties some of the victims of the disasters have experienced when seeking emergency benefits. They have no […]

What is fair in the context of an inheritance?

Donal Griffin, a director in our Sydney office, says that people, in the context of inheritances, seem to expect to be treated “fairly”. “Fairly” is not defined anywhere but a common view is that it means equally with their family equivalent (i.e. a child equally with another child and a cousin equally with another cousin). […]

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