Published on 26 Mar 14
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation covers:
powers of a guardian
limits on powers
contrast to the role of attorney
commencement of powers
what comprises incapacity?
extent of powers
when powers cease
what if there is no guardian?
test for appointment
application by an individual.
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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