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Latest Individuals and families articles

  • Yellowstone Ranch Trust

    Yellowstone Ranch Trust

    Why did John Dutton decide to place his family ranch into a trust? Without giving away any spoilers, the short answer is that he was seeking to protect the ranch for the benefit of his rather troublesome children. The ranch has been handed down the generations, and John is desperately trying to do the same for his children.

  • Power of Attorney - how many Attorneys should I appoint?

    Power of Attorney - how many Attorneys should I appoint?

    Deciding who to appoint as your Attorney can be a daunting prospect and should be someone you trust. Some people choose to appoint joint Attorneys, for example their children. This would mean that all appointed Attorneys would have a say in the decision making process regarding your affairs.

  • Can my Will be challenged after I die?

    Can my Will be challenged after I die?

    A Will can really only be challenged in a few select situations, namely where there are concerns surrounding the capacity of the testator or it is thought that someone has been able to exert undue influence on them at the time they put their Will in place.