The future of solicitor’s duty to willmaker

Australian Tax Institute Journal: The future of solicitor’s duty to willmaker

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Solicitors would be breaching their duty of care if they were to merely commit the client’s testamentary wishes to paper, without properly advising on the effect. The era of “simple” wills ended many moons ago. No will nowadays should go without some sort of clause about executor self-dealing or conflict, taxation, balancing of non-estate wealth, […]