Overview Wills and Estates can be a particularly complex area of law, especially where multiple family provision claims are being made. In the case of Ng v Lau; In the Estate of Ken Kui Yuen Lau … [Read more...] about Life Estates and Will Disputes – Ng v Lau; In the Estate of Ken Kui Yuen Lau  NSWSC 713
If a deceased person has not specified whether they would like to be buried or cremated (in their Will or otherwise), the legal right to make such a decision rests with the deceased’s next of … [Read more...] about Clarifying the deceased’s relationships at the time of death – and determining who has the right to decide on burial or cremation
CASE UPDATE: The Supreme Court of New South Wales has recently handed down a decision (Stone v Stone  NSWSC 233) stressing the need for participants to Family Provision proceedings to make full … [Read more...] about Family Provision: Full and Frank Disclosure in Contested Estates
In the recent case of Baird v Harris, the Supreme Court of New South Wales certainly thought so. This case concerned the estate of a deceased man who had 2 adult children, one of whom suffers … [Read more...] about Does a disabled adult child have the right to claim against their parent’s estate?