Beware the pitfalls of a DIY will

2 October 2013

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An article from the Sydney Morning Herald earlier this year states that “Self-preparation kits are becoming more popular”, but warns of “the hidden dangers of going it alone.”

Of interest, it refers to a recent report from consumer group Choice, noting “that legal advice should usually be obtained, particularly if you have small children, complex financial affairs or a complicated family situation”.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/money/planning/avoid-pitfalls-of-a-diy-will-20120403-1w9vx.html


DIY, estate planning, wills

About the author 

Sonnie Bailey

When he's not writing erotic, supernatural, mystery novellas, Sonnie provides financial planning services via his business, Fairhaven Wealth (www.fairhavenwealth.co.nz). Fairhaven Wealth provides independent, advice-only, fixed-fee financial planning services. Sonnie is also a “recovering lawyer”: he has specialised in financial services, trusts, and estate planning.

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