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2023 in Review: The year that was at South East Lawyers

2023 has been a year of exciting changes, challenging projects and rewarding wins for our firm! With this in mind, we thought it would be a great idea to reflect on the past year with some of our team members. In this final South East Lawyers blog for the year,...

Life interests: the Wills and Estates trend you should know about

Recently, we have seen an increase in requests from clients to put life interests in their Wills. A life interest can bring many advantages, especially for those with blended families who want to ensure that all members are well-provided for. In this South East...

Why we recommend avoiding DIY Will Kits when Estate planning

  When creating a Will, it can be tempting to want to avoid legal costs and pursue options such as DIY Will Kits from online or your local post office. However, this can create long, costly issues down the track, especially if the Kit isn’t completed correctly or...

Changes to death certificates in Victoria: what you need to know

In Victoria, recent changes have been made regarding distribution of death certificates. For those who are dealing with the arrangements of someone who has passed away, here is an explanation from SE Lawyer Bridgette Dempsey of the new changes, and what they mean for...