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Ken Hicks

When the Executor of a Will Doesn't Fulfil Their Obligations

What should you do when the executor of a loved one's will fails to fulfil their duties? And what are your options when the executor of an estate neglects their duties? Reasonable Expectations It's important to have reasonable expectations. Receiving your share of an inheritance isn't like being paid by an employer, where the funds are deposited into your account by a

Postnuptial Agreements and Their Importance

A postnuptial arrangement is a legally binding document drafted and ratified after the pair has been lawfully married. It specifies how properties can be shared and include various other rules about behaviour in marriage. It covers the allocation of domestic duties to rules for monogamy,  the proper number of visits from family members, and everything else. Read

Three Key Things to Note About Pet Laws

Keeping a pet is a huge responsibility that can be compared to raising a child. You need to make your pet feel as comfortable as possible and provide to their basic needs. Part of this means understanding various aspects of pet laws: Animal Cruelty Under no circumstances should you act violently towards your pet, meaning don't hit or mishandle them. Animal cruelty als

The Importance of Having a Will In Australia

According to a recent report, 59% of Australians have a will. Contrary to popular belief, wills are not just for wealthy or older adults. You can write a will regardless of your wealth or age. Here are some of the basic reasons you need to have a will. Avoid Distribution of Your Estate by the Courts If you die without a will, the court will distribute your estate. Acc

Understanding Workplace Accident Claims

It is not uncommon for you as an employee to get an injury or suffer a health problem at work. Examples of these injuries and health problems can be physical or mental. If you think you have a workplace accident claim, here are some important facts you need to know: 1. Know How to Report a Claim Your employer is required to provide a safe working environment for you a