In business there are some risks you need to take and some that you just can't afford to. When it comes to signing any documents relating to trusts, fiduciaries or anything that involves your assets or related parties, you need to make sure you know what you are signing. Over the last 12 months we have noticed an increase in clients who have come to us with issues regarding documents they signed, but later realised they shouldn't have.

Many have found themselves in trouble financially but also unknowingly taking place in fraudulent activity. As an entrepreneur or business owner, many of your most successful ventures have come as a result of taking risks. However, when it comes to protecting your and your family's assets it is essential to have proper measures in place. This means knowing what you are signing and the implications associated with signing that document.

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