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Popular guide to wills, estates and funerals updated

The 6th edition of Rest assured: A legal guide to wills, estates, planning ahead & funerals in NSW is now available in all NSW public libraries and online.White flower on light blue background

Often the first time we think about wills, estates and funerals is when we are dealing with the death of a loved one. So, whether you are planning ahead or want to know about the responsibilities of administering an estate, this easy-to-read guide will give you practical information on the many issues involved. 

Written by Rosemary Long, an accredited specialist wills and estates lawyer, and Trudy Coffey, Director of Social Work for South Western Sydney Local Health District, it answers questions such as:

  • What should you consider when writing a will?
  • Who can you appoint as an enduring guardian?
  • How do you contest a will?
  • How do you plan a funeral?

The book also addresses complex issues such as burial on private land, burial at sea and coroner’s cases.

“The State Library can help you prepare for almost anything! We’re pleased to be making this important community resource freely available to everyone in their local public library and online.” says State Librarian Dr John Vallance.

You can find this useful book in the Find Legal Answers Tool Kit, a collection of plain English books about the law available in NSW public libraries. It it also available online


 

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