Leaving Legacy: Estate Planning + Will Disputes -> Smart List

Leaving Legacy: Estate Planning + Will Disputes -> Smart List

Digital Assets, CryptoCurrency, PPSR, Binding Death Nominations, Health Directives; there is much to consider when putting your affairs in order!


Digital Legacy Plan -> Smart List

Who wants to live forever? In the past, only famous people, authors + artists could live on for eternity... Now you can too! or you can at least decide to have your online presence safely removed....

Living Wills

A Living Will is a document which provides for people of sound mind to reject the imposition of psychiatric treatment should their rights be compromised at any time in their future. Legal advice as to the suitability of content for your circumstances and the state of Australia you live in should be obtained.

How to manage a loved one's social media afterlife

There are a lot of loose ends to tie up after someone dies. They include removing or memorializing social media accounts.

Department of the Environment and Energy

In Australia burials at sea are regulated under the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981, which is administered by the Department of the Environment. Therefore, people seeking to arrange a burial at sea will require a sea dumping permit. A permit is required only for sea burial of bodies. No permit is required to scatter ashes.

Free secure storage for your Will.

An estimated 1.1 million Victorians store their wills at home where they can be misplaced, stolen, lost or damaged through house fires, floods or storms. Don't risk it! Store your Will securely with the Will Bank of Victoria (free for all Victorians).

Making a will - The importance of a will | The Law Society of NSW

What is a will? A will is a legal document which sets out who will receive your property and possessions when you die. When you have a valid will, you give yourself the best chance of making sure your assets go where you want them to.

Making a will | The Law Society of NSW

The truth about homemade wills. Some people choose to make their own will. We think that is a mistake. Although writing your own may seem easy enough, the law around wills can be complex. When you make a homemade will, you risk not drawing it up properly or not expressing your intentions clearly enough.


Notary Public in Australia, New Zealand or California -> Smart List

Curated links to help you quickly find a Notary Public in Australia, NZ or CA.

Being and executor - the executor's responsibilities | The Law Society of NSW

Generally, you will only be paid for your time spent as an executor if the will specifically says you should be. That said, you have the right to apply to the Supreme Court of NSW for commission regardless of what the will says.

How to proceed with a deceased estate in NSW?

Want to know whether you should apply for probate or letters of administration in NSW? Click on this page to find out.

Grants of probate or administration for small estates | The Supreme Court of Victoria

The Small Estates Officer and Registrar of the Magistrates' Court only deal with applications for basic grants of representation. They cannot provide assistance in contentious or doubtful applications. In all cases, proof that establishes the identity and right or relationship of an applicant is required. Fees apply for these services.

Probate Online Advertising System Home - Supreme Court of Victoria

Welcome to the Probate Online Advertising System. Advertisements of an applicant's intention to apply for Probate and Administration must be published on this website. The fee to publish an advertisement is currently AUD$26.00 and is payable by Visa Card or Mastercard. There is no fee payable to search for an advertisement.

Making gifts of assets [Practice Note]

The Law Society's [England Wales] view of good practice when a Solicitor is acting for a Client making a gift of assets.

eClosure Wishes - eClosure

Decide what happens to your online information after you pass away. Create your eClosure Wishes now.

Do you have money waiting to be claimed?

Find out how people lose track of their money and how much there is to claim in each state.

Ledger - Hardware wallets - Securing your crypto assets

Ledger offers smartcard-based crypto asset hardware wallets bringing optimal protection level to your bitcoins, ethereums, ripple and more - without sacrificing usability or control.

Improvements in the Qld Mental Health Act?

The new Queensland Mental Health Act came into force on the 5th March 2017 after it had been under review since mid-2013. Due to community input, some significant advances were made in improving hu

eClosure Online - eClosure

Close or memorialise social network and email accounts of your deceased loved ones. Create an eClosure Online account now.

MyEtherWallet.com: Your Key to Ethereum

Free, open-source, client-side Ethereum wallet. Enabling you to interact with the blockchain easily & securely. If you have Cryptocurrency, have you got a plan on how it can be safely handled by your Executor? If you are an Executor, it would be wise to make enquiries!! You never know what you might find...

Time Stamp Authority

freeTSA.org provides a free Time Stamp Authority. Adding a trusted timestamp to code or to an electronic signature provides a digital seal of data integrity and a trusted date and time of when the transaction took place.


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Do you know which of your PPSR registrations are due to expire?

You can access a FREE PPSR report called registrations due to expire which enables users to simply run a report that lists registrations due to expire in a specified date range.

Digital Assets
Binding Death Nominations
Health Directives
Power of Attorney
Enduring Power of Attorney
Will Disputes
Deceased Estate
Letters of Administration
Small Estates
Capacity Toolkit