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337 result(s) found for Wills, Powers, Estates & Family Provision Claims / 2013-2019
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March 2019

Estates - letters of administration - delay - State Trustees

March 2019

Good Morning, I am currently acting on behalf of a beneficiary (entitled pursuant to the laws of intestacy). At this stage, no application for Letters in the deceased estate has been made by the next of kin, although significant discussions have been had between our respective offi...

Wills, Powers, Estates & Family Provision Claims
Victoria

March 2019

Wills - Bequest to a trust

March 2019

I am drafting a will for a retired farmer. He wishes to leave a farming property to his son. His son wants to receive the property via his (the son's) existing family trust (which already holds other properties that constitute the larger farm). How do I do this? i.e. Who should the beneficiar...

Wills, Powers, Estates & Family Provision Claims
Western Australia

March 2019

Costs - trust money and payment of invoice

March 2019

Dear Mentor, I act in respect to an extremely complicated estate dispute. Our office has solicitor agents in another state acting on our behalf. The parties reached a settlement back in 2015 and our agents have since facilitated receipt of the payment...

Wills, Powers, Estates & Family Provision Claims
Victoria

March 2019

Estates - Insolvent estate - superannuation death benefit

March 2019

Good Morning, I have been retained to obtain Letters of Administration on behalf of my client, who is the brother of the deceased. The estate is comprised only of significant debts, save for a superannuation fund with $1,000 and a death benefit of $70,000. There is no nom...

Wills, Powers, Estates & Family Provision Claims
Victoria

March 2019

Litigation - pre-litigation mediation

March 2019

Dear Mentor, Does an executor (or a beneficiary for that matter) have an obligation to participate in a mediation requested by a potential family provision claimant if no Court proceedings have been issued? Section 34(3) of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 would appear to indicate they...

Wills, Powers, Estates & Family Provision Claims
Victoria
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