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This blog is to help you gain more knowledge about estate planning and all-you-should-know when having your estate planned.
The Resealing of Malaysian Grant of Probate / Letters of Administration

These days, with the ever growing market and career opportunities, it is especially common for Malaysian citizens to pass away with assets in both Malaysia and Singapore, and possibly in other countries as well. Typically, the personal representatives of the deceased Malaysian citizen consult a Malaysian lawyer to obtain the Grant of Probate or the...

Balancing Roles: The Power of Executor vs Guardian

When it comes to estate planning, two critical roles that often come into play are the executor of a Will and the guardian of minor children. While both positions carry significant responsibilities, their powers and duties differ considerably. In Malaysia, understanding the distinctions between these roles is essential for ensuring the smooth administration of estates...

Is our Personal Data Protected?

Over the past decade, technology has advanced rapidly, and the widespread use of the internet has granted people access to a wide range of information, including personal data of others. The internet is no longer limited to connecting people and conducting research; it has transformed into a platform where individuals can store information and promote...

Actions to Combat Executor Abuse of Inheritance in Malaysia

The loss of a family member or loved one is a period of immense grief and emotional turmoil. During this vulnerable time, the executor of a Will assumes a position of trust and authority, responsible for ensuring the deceased’s estate is distributed in accordance with their wishes. However, it is disheartening to acknowledge that in...

Joint Bank Account Survivorship Clause vs. Will: Determining Asset Distribution

Estate planning involves making important decisions regarding the distribution of assets after one’s passing. However, conflicts can arise between the instructions outlined in a will and the survivorship clause associated with a joint bank account. This article delves into the legal implications and considerations surrounding whether the survivorship clause or the will prevails in asset...

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