Creating a will without legal help?

Estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich offers guidance to Arty, who wants to know if he can create a will without seeking legal advice.


When granny flat deals go bad

An ageing population and concerns about the quality of aged care in Australia are tipped to lead to more family care arrangements.

Legal & General

Is it time to review your will?

As with many Australians, Jack made his will several years ago and now that his children are adults, he asks legal expert Rod Cunich if he needs to make a new one.


NAB sued over super ‘rip-off’

Law firm Maurice Blackburn has launched a class action lawsuit against the National Australia Bank for allegedly delaying the move of $6.3 billion in super to low-fee accounts.


ATO warning over illegal scheme

The Australian Taxation Office is warning Australians of scheme promoters that promise to allow you to withdraw your superannuation early, and illegally.

Legal & General

How to choose a power of attorney

Estate planning expert Rod Cunich answers your questions about power of attorney powers.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Justice for Centrelink victims?

The announcement by Gordon Legal of a class action to compensate victims of the government’s so-called robo-debt scheme is groundbreaking.


Another super fund in strife

Superannuation fund facing class action over payments to financial advisers.


Big brands marched to the bench

Many YourLifeChoices members describe their retirement as a utopian existence. But some respondents to our 2018 Retirement Matters Survey say finances are crippling their lives.


‘Our bodies, our choice’: members

Assisted dying legislation has been given a resounding tick by an overwhelming majority of YourLifeChoices members in our weekly poll.

Estate planning & wills

Complete guide to estate planning

Fred asks estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich for advice on the full range of documents required when ‘tidying’ one’s affairs.

Cruising Tips

Who enforces the law on cruises?

Cruise ships are a place for relaxation, but what happens when things go awry, and who is in charge of enforcing the law?

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