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Category: Your Will


How is testamentary capacity assessed?

What is testamentary capacity and how is it assessed?

There are many factors which may affect a person’s testamentary capacity. In this article, we look at how testamentary capacity is assessed, what evidence is required and options for a Statutory Will.
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Who can contest a Will?

How to contest a Will

Anyone who has a Will, or is considering writing a Will, needs to be aware of the potential that their Will can be contested (or challenged) after they die.
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Signing and witnessing Wills and documents remotely

How to sign Wills and Powers of Attorney during the COVID lockdown

COVID-19 has created witnessing and logistical challenges for signing of Wills and Powers of Attorney. In response to this, the Victorian Government introduced regulations to provide temporary emergency measures to allow Wills and Powers of Attorney to be signed electronically and witnessed remotely.
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