Digital records and estate planning

Practical tips for dealing with digital records in estate planning and administration.

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Suspicious circumstances and estate litigation

Part 3 of our series dealing with practical issues that commonly arise in estate litigation – an examination of the suspicious circumstances rule.

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Informal wills: an informal response to these things

A learned but informal opinion on informal wills and s 8 of the Succession Act

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Practical tips for dealing with knowledge and approval of a will

A fundamental requirement for a valid will is that the testator knew and approved its contents. This is part of establishing the testator had the…

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Practical tips for dealing with testamentary capacity

Testamentary capacity is an issue that commonly arises in estate litigation. DAVID PRICE shares some pointers on dealing with this issue.

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Tread carefully in charging for non-professional work in the administration of estates

The fees solicitors charge in estate administration are increasingly coming before courts, writes LOUISE BROWN.

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Estate planning and superannuation death benefits

Estate planning and superannuation death benefits. By DARRYL BROWNE

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Tips for finalising estate matters

Four tips to minimise risks when finalising estate matters. By JEN MCMILLAN.

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Derivative actions for deceased estates

DARRYL BROWNE explains the practicalities of derivative actions for deceased estates.

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Powers of Attorney – an ‘enduring’ source of liability for solicitors

A discussion of Reilly v Reilly [2017] NSWSC 1419 and restrictions on Powers of Attorney imposed by the general law. By GREG COUSTON and TONY…

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