Published on 26 Mar 14
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper covers:
what is an enduring guardian?
the need for a guardian
powers of a guardian
when powers of a guardian are triggered
what if a guardian has not been appointed?
emergency orders for the appointment of a guardian
how is a guardian appointed
choice of guardian
Kate is a Senior Associate at Worrall Lawyers, a Hobart-based law firm. Kate practises exclusively in the areas of estate planning and estate litigation, including advising private clients about wills, enduring powers of attorney, instruments appointing enduring guardians, trusts, superannuation, and family provision claims. She has also appeared before the Guardianship & Administration Board in contested applications, seeking the appointment of administrators and guardians for those who have lost capacity. Kate completed Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Tasmania, and was admitted to practice in August 2007. Current at 02 June 2014
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