Prior to the appointment of a financial manager or administrator, families want to know what the options are, what the fees are and what sort of service they will receive. They want to know how they will be treated.
Lawyers, recognise that at the time of settlement you are standing between your client and their financial future. They are looking to you for guidance. Learn the facts and what questions to ask to enable good choices.
The federal government has introduced legislation to make good on its intention to fully exclude personal injury funds from the $1.6m cap on money that can be held in a tax-free pension account. The new regime commences 1 July 2017 and now plaintiffs can breathe a sigh of relief.
Thanks to the team at Australian Executor Trustees Limited for inviting Jane Campbell to speak at their Sydney event on 7 July 2016, together with Michael Sassella from the National Disability Insurance Agency.
AET are working hard to register their clients for NDIS care support.
The NDIS and NIIS are big reforms which are significantly changing the environment which people with disabilities, and their lawyers, must navigate. Hopefully governments will focus on delivering the NDIS before rushing into removing the common law rights of injured people.
Are you a lawyer with a client who won’t have the capacity to manage their personal injury settlement proceeds? Aeran does not charge a fee for funds management reports, and can usually turn them around in less than 24 hours.