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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.

Estate planning & wills

Making sense of estate planning woes

Estate planning expert Rod Cunich helps YourLifeChoices members with their queries about wills, powers of attorney and difficulties relating to bequests.

Finance News

‘Should I bargain on will?’

Colin* has cared for his parents for years and has been promised recompense in their will. However, he is concerned that his brothers will contest their wishes. He asks Rod Cunich for guidance.

Finance

‘Do I need a codicil to my will?’

Barbara’s husband recently passed away and she has made some financial changes. She asks estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich whether she needs to update her will.

Property

Will new law affect Sisha’s will?

Sisha is worried that new laws may mean shecan’t leave her share of the house to her daughter. She turns to Rod Cunich for help.

Legal & General

What will an executor cost?

YourLifeChoices member Sarah and her husband have no family in Australia and don’t wish to ask a friend to be an executor of their will. They have asked estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich for guidance.

Finance News

What if a will can’t be found?

YourLifeChoices member Dee says her father has died but that no will can be found. She asks estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich for guidance.

Seniors Finance

Caring from beyond the grave

Loes has an adult child with a disability and wants to start preparing for the day when she is no longer around to care for him. She asks estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich for guidance.

Seniors Finance

Can I block estranged child?

Does Susie need to lodge her will with a solicitor? And can she ensure an estranged child cannot contest the will? She asks estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich for guidance.

Legal & General

Cutting estranged child out of will

David and his wife say they have tried unsuccessfully to reconnect with an estranged child but that it is time to review their will and leave them out. Rod Cunich offers guidance.

Finance

Your most-asked end-of-life queries

YourLifeChoices members send estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich dozens of email queries every month. Here are some of the most-asked questions and his responses.

Finance

Will uneven legacy cause issues?

Eddy has two adult children. One has done well in life and the other is struggling. He asks estate planning lawyer Rod Cunich about the ramifications if he leaves more in his will to the ‘struggler’.

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