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28/02/2018

Victorian Medical POAs – they no longer exist from 12 March 2018

Old Victorian Medical POAs are gone - we have medical directives On 12 March 2018, the Medical Treatment Planning Act 2016 comes into force. From that date onwards you can no longer build the Enduring power of attorney (medical treatment) on our website. Instead, from that date, you prepare: 1. an advance […]
09/02/2018

Daughter charged with Elder Abuse

Daughter charged with Elder Abuse James Ash is in his mid-70s.[1] Living in a Victorian nursing home, he suffers from Parkinson’s disease. Before losing mental capacity, he appoints his daughter, Vanessa, as his Power of Attorney. Vanessa is a financial planner and a lawyer. Shortly after, Dad is declared mentally incompetent. […]
28/03/2017

Accountant & Adviser’s reviewing client Wills – 8 questions to ask

  Reviewing client Wills each year Estate Planning and Wills are primarily the concern of the Accountant and Adviser. You know your client. You see your clients at least once a year. The end of financial year is a good time to sit down with your clients and review their […]
08/09/2016

NSW Power of Attorney – 5 changes to the law

NSW Power of Attorney changes under the Power of Attorney Regulation 2016 on 1 September 2016. What are the NSW Power of Attorney changes? Any NSW Power of Attorney built, after 1 September 2016, using the old rules will not work. The 5 major changes are: 1. Restructuring how the appointment […]