Renewable Power: Court permits Attorney to renew superannuation nomination (QLD)

For a while now, it's been a hazy question asked by succession lawyers alike about whether an attorney can make or renew a binding death benefit nomination for their principal's superannuation policy proceeds. On 24 August 2018, Justice Bowskill of the Supreme Court of Queensland delivered a decision on this very topic. The case of … Continue reading Renewable Power: Court permits Attorney to renew superannuation nomination (QLD)

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Elder abuse – it even has a name

Elder Abuse is alive and well.. unfortunately. It has become such a problem it now has a name?  How did this happen?... That’s a rhetorical question. I’ve been reading more and more of Actor Mickey Rooney’s struggle and despite his original wealth and celebrity status, he was still just a gentleman, taken advantage of by … Continue reading Elder abuse – it even has a name