wills

What happens to debt when you die?

Nothing is certain except for death and taxes. And even after death, taxes are one of the first liabilities to be paid off, but what about the rest of your debts?

DIY wills

Choosing the cheaper option of a DIY will might end up costing you more in the end, warns a UNSW Law academic.

Appointing an executor requires careful consideration

Appointing an executor is the biggest power you will ever bestow on someone so make sure it’s someone you trust, says Professor Vines from UNSW Law.

What happens if you die without a will

UNSW law expert cautions not having a will when you die may result in a very different scenario from the one you intended.

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A new handbook by Prue Vines shows that a legal document can help bridge the divide between the courts and Aboriginal culture when it comes to the wishes of the dead.