Super what happens to it when you die

Super what happens to it when you die

Superannuation: what happens to it when you die

The general rule is that superannuation is not part of your estate unless you expressly make it part of your will, right? Well, maybe not. A recent case before the courts serves as a warning to make sure that you take care of the details.

Generally, superannuation is passed directly to your nominated beneficiaries and not to your estate. However, a recent case before the Supreme Court, however, may change current belief and convention In this case, an unmarried son, James, tragically dies at the age of 40. His mother and father had an acrimonious relationship since separating when James was 5 (divorcing just under 2 years later).

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