Trust Structures

Can’t find the deed?

A recent decision of McMillian J in Melbourne is a good reminder for all with trustee clients who can’t find the deed. In Application by South Melbourne Continental PL [2018] VSC 398 Her Honour made clear that a Court will not simply make declarations as to the content and execution[…]

Special Disability Trusts

A Special Disability Trust is defined in the same way under both Federal and State taxation legislation. The definition is that in the Social Security Act 1991 (Cth) section 1209L and the Veterans Entitlement Act 1991 (Cth) section 52ZZZW. Both definitions rely upon the disabled individual meeting the definition of[…]