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Season's Greetings from the Public Trustee

Posted: Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Season's Greetings from the Public Trustee

We wish you a Merry Christmas and all the best for the coming year.

The Public Trustee will be closed from 3pm Friday 22 December 2017.

We reopen Wednesday 27 December 2017.

We will also be closed Monday 1 January 2018.

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Upcoming estate planning days

Posted: Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Upcoming estate planning days

The Public Trustee holds estate planning days in regional centers across Tasmania so the community can make or update their Will, enduring power of attorney or enduring guardian documents.

If you are interested in making or updating your Estate plan, Will, enduring power of attorney or enduring guardian you can make

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Leaving a gift to charity

Posted: Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Leaving a gift to charity

Leaving a charitable bequest in your Will can be a lovely way to create a lasting legacy, to provide continuing support to the causes and communities you care about most.

If you plan to leave a charitable bequest in your Will, it is very important to get professional estate planning advice to ensure that your wishes

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What to consider when you choose an Attorney

Posted: Thursday, 7 September 2017

What to consider when you choose an Attorney

Preparing an enduring power of attorney allows you to choose an attorney/s who will take care of your financial needs if you lose capacity in the future or if you no longer want the responsibility.

Click here for more information on enduring powers of

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Top tips from our 'Have you planned ahead?' Seminar

Posted: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Top tips from our 'Have you planned ahead?' Seminar

Planning ahead for your future legal, financial and health decisions is a lot easier than you may think.

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Step and blended families and Wills

Posted: Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Step and blended families and Wills

Step and blended families and Wills

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What happens to my social media accounts when I die?

Posted: Wednesday, 12 April 2017

What happens to my social media accounts when I die?

In the past, we had photo albums, diaries or letters to convey our personal legacy. Social media has now digitalised all these types of communication.

Most people understand the importance of leaving a Will to ensure their physical possessions are passed on to people of their choosing.

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Your pet and your Will

Posted: Thursday, 4 May 2017

Your pet and your Will

What will happen to your pet when you die?

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Five things you should know about estate planning.

Posted: Monday, 14 August 2017

Five things you should know about estate planning.

1. Do not leave it until it is too late

It does not matter how large or small your estate is, if you are over the age of 18 then you should have an estate plan to protect yourself, your loved ones and your assets.

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What to do when someone dies

Posted: Saturday, 12 August 2017

What to do when someone dies

The death of a loved one is a time of great sadness and grief. Many people find it a struggle to focus on tasks like planning a funeral.

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