That is a very interesting question and one that depends on several things. In NSW, an Act of Parliament called the Succession Act, 2006, sets
There is something about Wills that sometimes brings out the worst side of human nature. Wills have the power to divide even the closest of
The provision of ongoing care and the gifting of money from your estate for a disabled child is a constant issue of concern for many parents.
Provisions in a Will gifting property directly to a disabled child or even setting up an All Needs Protective Testamentary Trust for a disabled child may prejudice their entitlement to Centrelink benefits.
Since 20 September 2006, changes to the Social Security Act, 1991 (Cth) have allowed for the creation of a Special Disability Trust (SDT). These trusts must have the sole purpose of providing for the current and future care and accommodation of a disabled person.
In summary, the key features of a SDT are –
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