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Wills, Estates and Funerals and Guardianship

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This section provides practical information on many of the major matters involved in wills and funeral expenses. Also explored are guardianship laws in Tasmania.

This section provides practical information on many of the major matters involved in wills (e.g. making, changing, contesting), what happens when there is not a will and funeral expenses. The guardianship and Administration for Adults part of this section explains the essence of guardianship, providing contextual information on the legislation and bodies that maintain the operation of guardianship in Tasmania as well as contacts and resources available.

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Wills, Estates and Funerals

What do you need to do to make or change a will? This chapter is a practical how-to on all matters wills, estates and funerals. In addition, there is information provided on what happens when a person dies without a will, as well as the different roles professionals and others play in the process (trustees and executors) as well as how to provide for the needs of a person with a disability.

Guardianship and Administration for Adults

This chapter provides the organisational structure of guardianship and administration in Tasmania alongside information about what guardianship means, circumstances when a guardian is needed, administrators and important contacts and resources.

Page last updated 19/11/2018

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