Estate Planning Myths Series: “I don’t have any assets, so I don’t need a Will”

It is a common phrase heard, particularly from young adults – “I don’t have any assets, so I don’t need a Will”. Young adults and non-homeowners are often of the opinion that, because they do not have “significant” assets – they do not need a Will.  This article...

Estate Planning Myths Series: Nominal gifts prevent Estate claims – or do they?

“If I leave someone $1 under my Will, then they can’t make a claim against my Estate”.  This is a common misconception that is often encountered in the estate planning process for clients who wish to take all possible steps to ensure that a claim won’t be made against...

Launch of the Nautilus Law Group “Estate Planning Myths” Series

When meeting with new clients for Estate Planning matters, we often encounter some interesting myths and misconceptions about the law and processes involved with Estate Planning. Estate Planning and administration in Queensland is governed by the Succession Act 1981. ...