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New edition of Rest Assured

A new edition of the popular book Rest assured: a legal guide to wills, estates, planning ahead & funerals in NSW is now available in NSW public libraries and online. A blue book called Rest assured on a table next to a notepad and pen

Often the first time we think about wills, estates and funerals is when we are dealing with the death of a loved one. So, whether you are planning ahead or want to know about the responsibilities of administering an estate, this easy-to-read guide will give you practical information on the many issues involved. 

Written by Rosemary Long, an accredited specialist wills and estates lawyer, and Trudy Coffey, Director of Social Work for South Western Sydney Local Health District, it answers questions such as:

  • What should you consider when writing a will?
  • Who can you appoint as an enduring guardian?
  • How do you contest a will?

The book also addresses complex issues such as burial on private land, burial at sea and coroner’s cases.

Rest assured is part of the Find Legal Answers Tool Kit, a collection of plain language law books. It is provided free to public libraries. You can order extra copies for your collections by filling in this form.

There is a template media release to use to promote the book.

There are also new Rest assured bookmarks. You can order these and other promotional material by using this form

Rest assured is also available for sale to the public via the State Library shop