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Mitchells Solicitors delivers quality advice, friendly service and thorough solutions to your legal problems. The firm has expertise in particular areas of law, most significantly in the areas of wills, trusts, estate disputes and litigation, family law, elder law, the law for disabled children and adults, and property and conveyancing.
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When thinking about a property settlement, have you considered what will happen to your superannuation during divorce? It is likely to be one of your major assets over your lifetime. Not considering the value of superannuation during divorce can severely impact your quality of life in retirement, especially if you have been a stay-at-home parent.[…]
Family members are the main culprits when it comes to perpetrating financial elder abuse on their ageing relatives. The most common perpetrator is an adult son, though financial abuse is also committed by daughters, in-laws, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and even friends. It may have something to do with the size of the average estate[…]
The ageing population of Australia is set to face some unique challenges, both in terms of their increasing life expectancy and the largest inter-generational wealth transfer in history. More than $400 billion of housing stock will change hands in Australia over the next 15 years as the parents of the baby boomers, and then the[…]
Are older people safe at home from mistreatment? It’s a simple question that social workers, nurses, doctors, paramedics and indeed all health care providers need to ask their older patients every time they see them. That simple question can be a crucial first step toward identifying potential elder mistreatment. Most elder mistreatment is never discovered.[…]
A couple who spent nearly $1 million on a Hawthorne property are suing the real estate agents and vendor, claiming that the property was advertised falsely and alleging misleading conduct by the real estate agent. Malcolm and Samantha Stevenson have taken agency Bekdon Richards and vendor Tony Burchill to court, claiming losses and damages of over $178,000 after[…]
Aging parents take note: you need to start talking to your adult kids about money as you get older. A new study from Fidelity Investments found that adult children are willing to help support and care for you as you age, which may come as a surprise and a relief. There’s just one small problem,[…]
An estate battle is looming on the horizon for the family of boxing champion, Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali was accustomed to fighting during his life – whether in the ring, against the government or with Parkinson’s disease – but it appears that the greatest fight is reserved for his estate. The circumstances are ripe for an estate[…]
If you are considering setting up a self-managed super fund, one of it’s most important functions, apart from investing in assets for your retirement, is to use it to plan for your death. They also offer flexibility both in accumulation phase and retirement phase, and the same flexibility exists when it comes to estate planning, or more[…]
While the reasons for divorce remain unchanged over the decades, research has found that divorce is tougher on men than on women. A new study reports that women are more likely to bounce back faster after divorce than their male spouse. The national study conducted by Avvo reports that only 61% of men feel like they[…]
Talking about our own death feels strange and somehow wrong, yet death happens to all of us. It is one of the few certainties in life. Because death is such a momentous occasion in our lives, we ought to plan for it and talk about – especially when it comes to our wishes about how[…]