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A "free and capable testator" - when capacity is questioned | 21.09.2017

The recent case of Ryan v Dalton highlights the role of testamentary capacity when making a will.  The case emphasised that there is a burden on the prop...

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Questions to ask yourself when making an enduring power of attorney | 05.09.2017

An enduring power of attorney is a powerful document. In the case of Szozda v Szozda [2010] NSWSC 804, the Supreme Court explained 2 fundamental q...

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Another successful claim by an adult child for further provision from their parent's estate | 12.08.2017

On 10 August 2017, the Supreme Court yet again made an order in favour of an adult child who claimed for a larger share of their deceased parent's estate,...

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