Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 (Vic)

14 August, 2018

Key points Appointments of medical treatment decision makers and advanced care directives replace medical powers of attorney and refusal of medical treatment certificates from 12 March 2018. Medical power of attorneys entered into before 12 March 2018 are taken to be appointments of medical decision makers. Any refusal of treatment certificates created before 12 March […]

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Solicitor executors and their fees

18 March, 2013

Solicitor executors and their fees The issue of fees and charges a legal practitioner is entitled to charge often arises when practitioners act as executors of estates. The scenarios fall into the following categories: The will contains a clause entitling the practitioner to charge professional fees but is silent on claiming executor’s commission; The will […]

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