What happens if I die without a will?

What happens if I die without a will?

As you may not be around when this happens, we thought it might be nice to let you know. Passing away without a Last Will and Testament is known as “dying intestate” (not interstate) and can be very complicated, expensive and emotionally frustrating for many people...
Are assets during a divorce split 50/50?

Are assets during a divorce split 50/50?

It is commonly thought assets in divorce settlements are split 50/50 and we all have that friend or family member who is a pseudo family law expert swearing this is correct right?  Well, this is not true so tell your pseudo family law lawyer that Maspero Legal...
Who gets the frequent-flyer points during a divorce?

Who gets the frequent-flyer points during a divorce?

Whilst most divorce settlements involve splitting assets like houses, shares and superannuation, what happens with frequent flyer points? With the rise and rise of customer loyalty programs, it is common for frequent travellers to have hundreds of thousands of...
Top 10 family law questions answered

Top 10 family law questions answered

There are always lots of divorce and family law myths floating around out there and we often come across clients who get caught up believing or not believing them. As the law changes regularly, it is easy to get confused, especially when discussing your case with...
Who to nominate as Executor of a will and what does an Executor do?

Who to nominate as Executor of a will and what does an Executor do?

When making a will, we constantly get asked by our clients what the Executor of a will does and who they should nominate to be their Executor. What does an Executor of a will do? Think of the Executor of your last will and testament as the Administrator or Manager or...
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