Asset Planning

December 21, 2021

Trusts: when is a loan really a distribution?

Loans to beneficiaries are often made without proper consideration as to whether the powers being exercised will affect the preservation of trust assets or how these […]
December 9, 2019

Talking Trusts

A new act codifying existing trust law and imposing additional obligations on trustees has passed into law. The Trusts Act 2019 becomes effective on 30 January […]
June 26, 2019
Will

Where there is a will, there is a relative…

There is no such thing as a simple will, particularly where blended families are now more prevalent. If a will is challenged the Court will need […]
March 8, 2018
families

A tale of two families: apologies to Charles Dickens

Jack London married Elizabeth. They had a happy marriage, which produced three children. Their eldest child Richard became a highly successful health professional. Their second son Henry […]