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Resources

Brian talks Wills on ABC Radio Canberra

Our very own Brian Tetlow was a guest presenter for 10 weeks on ABC Radio Canberra’s ‘Afternoons with Paula Kruger’. Below are the first 5 weeks with Brian talking about everything Wills! For Brian’s discussions regarding Enduring Powers of... Read More

Superannuation and Your Estate: Frequently Asked Questions

Note: this article deals only with standard industry and retail superannuation funds. For detailed discussion of Self Managed Superannuation Funds, click here for our other articles. Does superannuation form part of your estate? Generally, superannuation does not form... Read More

ACT First Home Buyer Duty Concession Changes

How will this impact me? In the 2018-19 budget, the ACT Government announced: ‘From 1 July 2019, first home buyers with a household income below $160,000 will pay no stamp duty – whether they are buying an established property or a newly built home. At the same time,... Read More

8 Things You Might Not Know About Powers of Attorney

Though commonly used and highly important, there are many misunderstandings and misconceptions regarding Powers of Attorney. In this article we go through some of the common beliefs regarding these documents. Each of the headings below provides a common misconception... Read More

Seasons Greetings!

Our office will be closed for the following period: 5:00pm Friday 21 December 2018- 8:30am Wednesday 2 January 2019 All our best wishes for the coming year, Brian Tetlow, Emma Bragg & the Tetlow Legal team Read More

Why would I want a Testamentary Trust Will?

There are many reasons why someone may wish to set up fixed or discretionary trusts in their Wills. It may be as a tax-minimisation strategy, as an asset protection strategy in the event of bankruptcy or family law proceedings involving a beneficiary or to protect a... Read More

Tetlow Legal Staff in Odd Socks to Stomp Out Stigma

In 2018 we donned our brightest and gaudiest odd socks to help raise awareness of the stigma around mental health – ‘because anyone can have an odd day.’ Awareness of mental illness in the workplace is important to help reduce the stigma that surrounds mental health.... Read More

Tetlow Legal in Doyle’s Guide 2018

Congratulations to Brian, Emma and the Tetlow Legal Team Tetlow Legal is pleased to announce that we have been ranked in Doyle’s Guide 2018 as one of only three First Tier law firms in the ACT for Wills, Estates and Succession Planning. Brian Tetlow and Emma Bragg... Read More

An Introduction to Company Powers of Attorney

For those who run a business or trust where a company structure is involved, having a company Power of Attorney can be an essential estate planning tool. Have you considered what would happen to your company if you, as one of the directors (or worse, the sole... Read More