EU Succession Regulation (EU 650/2012) – Relevance for Australian Estate Planning

If you own property in a member state of the European Union or if you are a citizen of an EU member state, then you must consider the EU succession 650/2012 regulation when making your estate plan to ensure your assets are protect...

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Bushfire Recovery and How We Can Help

The principals and staff at Hunt & Hunt are deeply saddened by the bushfires that have caused massive destruction across parts of our country.  Our thoughts are with those who live and work in the devastated areas, and with t...

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Succession Law Update – Part IV claims and the meaning of ‘dependent’

The Supreme Court of Victoria has finally provided its written reasons in the matter of Veniou v Equity Trustees Limited [2018] VSC 832, nearly a year after its initial decision to dismiss the matter. The decision is a landmark...

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Deceased Estates: Can I sell two years later and not pay Capital Gains Tax?

If you are the executor or beneficiary of an estate and you are struggling to sell the deceased's main residence for reasons out of your control, then the Australian Taxation Office ("ATO") Practical Compliance Guideline PCG 2019/...

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Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 – What you need to know

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 commenced on 19 June 2019 in Victoria. The Act is the first of its kind in Australia, allowing individuals with a terminal illness or neurodegenerative condition and whose suffering is intoler...

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Estate and Succession Planning in Victoria

Watch Partner Bill Hazlett discuss what you need to know about estate and succession planning in Victoria....

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