It is a frequent misconception that benefits obtained from a superannuation policy, such as a death benefit, can simply be dealt with in the terms of a Will following the death of a member. However, the death benefit of a superannuation policy does not automatically form part of the estate of the deceased person. A [...]
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FAMILY LAW - WHAT HAPPENS TO HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE IN A DIVORCE? Often the question arises when a client is going through a divorce, "How do we go about dividing the furniture?" It can be a bit of a contentious issue, particularly if one spouse is having to set up a new home and the other [...]