Tag Archives: Rockwills

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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Merdeka open chess

Guess who I bumped into at this year’s Merdeka open team chess championship at the Cititel Midvalley over the weekend?

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Rockwills’ original UProtect brochure

Apart from estate administration services, two of Rockwills Trustee Berhad’s most popular products are the UDeclare and UProtect. Both are based on a person (the settlor) drawing up a Trust Deed. The UDeclare is simply a declaration to set up … 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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The heartache of intestacy (people dying without Wills)

Not leaving a Will means leaving a heartache for a bereaving family, especially one that is unaware of the legal quicksand. Can you imagine a scenario such as this: a man died without having written a Will. All he owned … Continue reading

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Malaysian insurance laws under sections 166 and 167

Well, I learnt something useful today. I’m not an insurance person, so I’ve always found it very confusing when trying to deal with the types of nominations under the important sections 166 and 167 of the Malaysian Insurance Act 1996. … Continue reading

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A cornerstone of estate planning

Making a will is a cornerstone of estate planning. If approached properly, it can be a golden opportunity to plan more than just who will get your stuff after you die. Even the simplest wills can offer invaluable peace of … Continue reading

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Protection for your loved ones

CHRISTINE Jacobs died seven years ago at 77. Though not wealthy, the retired teacher had a trunkful of family heirlooms that had been passed down for many generations. Jacobs had been terminally ill for years, but did not write a … Continue reading

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Writing a Will is easier than you think!

WHAT happens if there is no will? Many people assume that if they die intestate (without a will), their assets and possessions will automatically go to their spouse or children. However, the Distribution Act 1958 (amended in 1997) states that … Continue reading

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