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Disentitling Conduct - Entitlement To An Estate

Disentitling Conduct

An ‘eligible person’ (as defined in the Succession Act 2006 (NSW)) (‘the Act’) has the right to bring a claim for a family provision order where he or she has been left out of a will or where inadequate provision …

Right Of Burial: Who Has The Right To Dispose Of A Dead Body

Right of burial: who has the right to decide?

While right of burial seems like a pretty morbid subject, it is a hugely important issue for the loved ones of a deceased person and to the dignity of the deceased. I think that the following from a very old …

Making A Will Do It

Making a Will? GET IT SORTED!!

A recent survey by a prominent Australian Law firm revealed that whilst almost all Australians acknowledge the importance of making a Will (97%), only a little more than half actually have one (52%).

Most younger respondents felt that a Will …

Family Provision Claims

Court update: family provision claims

There have been a number of very interesting cases in recent times determined in the field of Family Provision Claims in the Court of Appeal. Family Provision claims are claims brought by certain eligible people who are unhappy that they …