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From BHLB Trustee to CIMB Commerce Trustee

Sigh …. why must it be so complicated? Let me set the record straight, since I’m well aware of the history of Rockwills Corporation, having been associated with this estate planning business since 1996. Long ago, which was some 20 … Continue reading

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What every executor should know about his duties

The following is an advisory which I received quite some time ago from Rockwills Trustee Berhad. Just thought that it is best to share it around so that the general public, especially those individuals who are acting as executors and … Continue reading

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The dangers of do-it-yourself wills

This is a Forbes story about several public figures’ estate planning that had gone wrong. Many of the names mentioned in this story are very familiar to us and it goes to show that even celebrities like them cannot escape … Continue reading

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Willing away your shares with Bursa Malaysia

Recently, there was an opinion piece in The Star newspaper from a disgruntled person regarding Bursa Malaysia. Terming himself as an “Angry Senior Citizen”, he was questioning whether Bursa Malaysia had a rule which would prevent anyone from bequeathing his … Continue reading

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Digital inheritance

If you are reading this, you must be one of countless people with Internet access. Chances are that you would have an account with Yahoo or Google or Hotmail. With social media being such a rage, chances are also very likely that you are on facebook. Possibly, LinkedIn. You may have also stored some personal data on Flickr or Picasa, or purchased some space in a digital cloud somewhere. Congratulations. You have one more thing to worry about: what happens to all this information once you die. Continue reading

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Getting sued over liposuction death

Singapore’s The New Paper has an interesting story today about the family of a man who died after undergoing liposuction procedures and are now suing the private clinic that handled the botched operation. This news would normally be beneath my … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from Syed Kechik’s estate legal battle

There are three lessons to learn from this classic example of intestacy, that is, a situation where someone dies without a Will (or Wasiat in the case of a Muslim). Continue reading

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10 points to a fond farewell

Here are 10 easy points to help make drafting your will a painless procedure and give a fond farewell to your loved ones: 1. Decide who will benefit Your spouse or children will not always inherit everything if you die … Continue reading

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Arranging a funeral

A rather morbid story today but a necessary one. It’s about arranging a funeral. I’m no expert in this field but if you need a professional funeral director here in Malaysia, there are several too. Losing a loved one is … Continue reading

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The probate, explained

This is interesting information on the Probate from The Times newspaper quite some time ago. Do note that the article is based on the laws of the United Kingdom and may not be totally applicable to your country of domicile. … Continue reading

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