Entries by Rebecca Edwards

What is a Special Disability Trust

Transcription: This is Rebecca Edwards of CRH Law talking to you about Special Disability Trusts. What is a Special Disability Trust? A Special Disability Trust can be established during your lifetime or under the terms of your will to benefit a beneficiary with a severe disability. Can any amount of money or assets be contributed […]

Superannuation death benefit nominations

Transcription: This is Rebecca Edwards from CRH Law talking to you about superannuation death benefit nominations. How do I give superannuation away when I die? Superannuation does not normally form part of your estate.  It usually goes direct to the person that you nominate to receive the benefit from your superannuation.  The way that you […]

What is Probate?

Transcription: Rebecca Edwards from CRH Law and I’m to talk to you today about Probate. What is Probate? Probate is an official court document. It’s issued by the supreme court where the court is satisfied that a will is the last valid will of the deceased person. Who can apply for Probate? An application for […]

Can a Provider refuse entry to an eligible resident?

The Aged Care Act 1997 is replete with rights and obligations of residents and providers once a person has become a resident in a facility. But what does the Act say about an eligible person’s rights to become a resident of your facility or, conversely, a provider’s obligation to accept an eligible person as a […]

What is a Special Disability Trust?

A Special Disability Trust [“SDT”] is a trust which can be created during your lifetime or under the terms of your Will to provide for a person with a severe disability. There can be significant advantages of giving to disabled beneficiaries in this way because not only does it mean that there will be a […]