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Estate Planning Articles

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Burial Place

Deciding On Your Final Resting Place

Destination Final You’ve decided to be cremated but you figure your loved ones can decide where they’d prefer your final resting place to be.  That would be the most caring thing to do right?  Maybe not. When faced with a menu of Goodbye options families often struggle to make the decision about where to scatter …

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Do It Yourself

DIY Wills; what you need to know before you go it alone

Everything you need to know before you do a DIY Will.   I often get asked, “What do you think of DIY Wills?” and many people are surprised to discover I don’t hate them! In the “pro” column DIY wills have made estate planning accessible for a vast number of people who wouldn’t normally have …

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Testamentary Guardians

Appointing A Testamentary Guardian

Become your kids Guardian Angel. Appointing a Testamentary Guardian in your will enables you to have control over who you want to make decisions on your behalf if you are no longer able to look after your children. Like many parents, my kids are my world. I was lucky enough to get five of them, …

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Fiona Shilton Estate Lawyer Wills Adelaide

Estate Planning Is Kindness

  Time and kindness.     This is the story about the woman who helped me become a lawyer. The woman who showed me the work I do in estate planning is a valuable and vital gift to my community. Earlier this year the death of my Nana hit me hard. She was one of the …

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Good will making

How To Write A Good Will

My estate plan is a constant work in progress. Which is what makes it good! My estate plan is a constant work in progress.  Not because I don’t have my s**t in a pile but because I don’t want to just leave a will.  I want to leave a good will. A good will plans …

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Estate Planning with kindness and compassion

Estate Planning Done Differently

When it comes to estate planning, people deserve better.  You deserve better. If you’re anything like me, perfectionism can stop you from getting things done.  Getting your roots touched up, folding your laundry, getting that box of stuff out of your boot and into the op shop.  Or doing your estate planning. I get worried …

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Burial Place

Deciding On Your Final Resting Place

Destination Final You’ve decided to be cremated but you figure your loved ones can decide where they’d prefer your final resting place to be.  That would be the most caring thing to do right?  Maybe not. When faced with a menu of Goodbye options families often struggle to make the decision about where to scatter …

Deciding On Your Final Resting Place Read More »

Do It Yourself

DIY Wills; what you need to know before you go it alone

Everything you need to know before you do a DIY Will.   I often get asked, “What do you think of DIY Wills?” and many people are surprised to discover I don’t hate them! In the “pro” column DIY wills have made estate planning accessible for a vast number of people who wouldn’t normally have …

DIY Wills; what you need to know before you go it alone Read More »

Testamentary Guardians

Appointing A Testamentary Guardian

Become your kids Guardian Angel. Appointing a Testamentary Guardian in your will enables you to have control over who you want to make decisions on your behalf if you are no longer able to look after your children. Like many parents, my kids are my world. I was lucky enough to get five of them, …

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Fiona Shilton Estate Lawyer Wills Adelaide

Estate Planning Is Kindness

  Time and kindness.     This is the story about the woman who helped me become a lawyer. The woman who showed me the work I do in estate planning is a valuable and vital gift to my community. Earlier this year the death of my Nana hit me hard. She was one of the …

Estate Planning Is Kindness Read More »

Good will making

How To Write A Good Will

My estate plan is a constant work in progress. Which is what makes it good! My estate plan is a constant work in progress.  Not because I don’t have my s**t in a pile but because I don’t want to just leave a will.  I want to leave a good will. A good will plans …

How To Write A Good Will Read More »

Estate Planning with kindness and compassion

Estate Planning Done Differently

When it comes to estate planning, people deserve better.  You deserve better. If you’re anything like me, perfectionism can stop you from getting things done.  Getting your roots touched up, folding your laundry, getting that box of stuff out of your boot and into the op shop.  Or doing your estate planning. I get worried …

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