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Funeral And Estate Planning

Is your estate in order?

Making sure you have a funeral plan that provides for a dignified burial may be the first step you take, but there is so much more to consider. These considerations must be stated in your last will and testament.
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Deceased estates and the law

Death is a difficult and emotional subject to handle. While we can’t take away the pain, we can make the experience a little easier by helping you prepare for the practical realities that need to be in place.
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Deceased estates

Plan your estate now to eliminate any problems upon your death. Protect your loved ones by minimising the chances of family strife and ugly battles.
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Preparing for the death of a parent

Imagining life without your parents is tough, but as they grow older, losing your mom and dad becomes a hard fact you have to face
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Planning the paperwork of your passing

When you're gone, you can alleviate the burden and stress on your loved ones by putting together a "red file" (also known as a death file) which will house all your valuable information needed to carry out your funeral as well as to settle your estate.
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The Final Cost: Financing a Funeral

Legal&Tax’s Funeral Plan can be a caring companion at this time of pain. Instead of tying its members down into specific service providers, Legal&Tax pays out in cash immediately.
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Providing for your children even after you’re gone

Leaving behind a life insurance policy, writing a Will and setting up a Trust provides financial support and protection for your children in the event of your death.
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Frozen assets after death

Your estate and bank accounts can be frozen for a long time after your death. Here's how you can help your family pick up the pieces and have enough funds to live on.
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Who can be a witness to a will?

Watch this video to find out who is competent to witness a will
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What makes a will valid?

Here are the requirements for a valid will
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Can you write your own will?

All you need to know about drafting your own will
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Legal&You Newsletter Q3 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of Legal&You. We have put together a wonderful read this month with insights on the latest laws that impact your rights and responsibilities, along with excellent tips and guidance on planning for your future and looking after your health.
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A self help guide on putting together your last will and testament

Death is inevitable, therefore it's wise to plan ahead by having a will to ensure that your last wishes are carried out and your estate is distributed accordingly.
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Wills & Estates

Watch our webinar where Head of Legal Helpline, Michael Visser answers your frequently asked questions about wills and estates.
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What is a will and testament?

Our Head of Legal Helpline, Michael Visser explains this estate planning document
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What is an Executor of an estate?

Watch this video to learn more
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Who should have a will?

Watch this video to see if you need a will
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Legal&Tax Tips

Our Head of Legal Helpline, Michael Visser shares some helpful legal tips