So you’ve been appointed as executor of a will – What next? The death of a loved family member or friend is invariably a difficult time, and without a properly implemented estate plan, it can become an unfortunate burden on the executor of the deceased person’s estate – once again reaffirming the importance of fulsome estate planning that can minimise distress at that unfortunate time.
According to the world health organisation, elder abuse can be defined as single, or repeated acts, or lack of appropriate action
When you pass away without a will (valid will), you are deemed to have died intestate.
Good estate planning ensures that your assets go to the people that you want them to go to when you die.