A Valid Will versus an Estate Plan

A Valid Will versus an Estate Plan - Courtney Mullen -

A valid will versus an estate plan

A Canberra Times article published on 11 October 2017 reads ‘Unsent text message with a smiley face counted as a valid will, court rules’ reminds us that even if you have a ‘valid Will’, it can still be challenged.

The Queensland Supreme Court found that an unsent text message on the phone of a 55-year-old man who took his o

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Our New Office – Newcastle!

Our New Office - Newcastle! - Victoria Blakeley -

We are excited to announce that Farrar Gesini Dunn is opening an office in Newcastle, NSW. With its beautiful beaches, revitalised city plans and growing population (not to mention proximity to the Hunter Valley), we think Newcastle is the perfect place for our newest office.

Following the recent success of our Sydney and previously our Albert Park offices, the move to Newcast

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

So you’re telling me I can text you my Will? 🙂

So you're telling me I can text you my Will? 🙂 - Timothy Morton -

I have been hearing a lot of discussion in public about a recent case in the Queensland Supreme Court where an unsent text message was held to be a Will. You may have heard or read about it as well. If you haven’t read about it yet then you can find a report on that case here.

Naturally, I am answering more question

By |October 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

FGD Estates Team Event – Oktoberfest @ FGD – 5 October 2017

FGD Estates Team Event – Oktoberfest @ FGD – 5 October 2017 - Timothy Morton -

The Farrar Gesini Dunn Estates Team celebrated Oktoberfest in style with local Canberra brewery Bentspoke and German-style catering by Word of Mouth. The beer was excellent and the food was delicious. Check out our photo gallery of the event.

We are always looking for ways to improve what we do. We have been thinking about how we can ensure clients who want access to our specialist estate planning services can do so and choose the basis upon which they engage us.

Many clients want to engage us because of our reputation as a

By |October 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

2017 ACT Family Law Rankings [Doyles Guide]

2017 ACT Family Law Rankings [Doyles Guide] - FGD -

After receiving recognition for our Wills and Estate Team last month, we are proud to announce that our Family Law Team has also been acknowledged by the esteemed Doyles Guide.

Our Canberra Family Law Team, as well as 5 of our Canberra Directors, have been recognised by Doyles Guide in the 2017 ACT Family Law Rankings which were published on 4 October 2017.

Farrar Gesini Dunn has been recognised as one of the Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms, in the ACT for 2017 and listed as a First Tier Family Law Firm.

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments