Why Must My Contract Be Reviewed Before I Sign?

Seek legal advice before signing your contract. You are now ready to take that final step – you have found a property you wish to purchase, whether as an investment or to be your first or subsequent home (principal place of residence). Contracts are generally prepared by real estate agents on behalf of the seller.   You…

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The Role and Duties of an Executor

Acting as an Executor, while an honour, can at times be an onerous task.  Often it is not until a beloved family member or friend passes away and the estate administration work begins, that the enormity of the task is recognised. At McColm Matsinger Lawyers we assist Executors at every stage of the administration process to make…

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Grant of Probate, What Does It All Mean, and Do I Need One?

Losing a loved one is a very difficult time.  The sadness and stress of your loss can often leave family members feeling overwhelmed when trying to deal with their loved one’s Estate. Asset holders such as banks, share registries and nursing homes each have their own requirements which must be satisfied before they will release the…

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