Mondaq Australia: Family and Matrimonial
Bartier Perry
Recent case highlights power of court to dispense with important legal requirements for Wills to be properly signed and witnessed.
Stacks Law Firm
An appointment to sign a later will was not of itself evidence of an intention to adopt this will without any amendments.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article explains two FAQs about wills and superannuation benefits in an estate.
Carroll & O'Dea
Executors should be mindful of the potential implications of CGT and land tax where the estate includes the family home.
Carroll & O'Dea
The requirements for costs disclosure by all parties to family provision claims is throughout Practice Note SC EQ 7.
Carroll & O'Dea
You can seek a Court order to dispense with formal requirements for a will and admit the "informal document" to probate.
Cooper Grace Ward
Unless special arrangements are added for the children, the survivor is free to alter their Will after their spouse dies.
Cooper Grace Ward
To minimise future disputes, schools should ensure their enrolment forms allow separated parents to convey their wishes.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
An Independent Children's Lawyer may be appointed by the Family Court to advocate for the best interests of the children.
Bartier Perry
This article highlights preliminary issues to be considered before developing a succession plan for your family trust.
HHG Legal Group
The court held that family violence is relevant to property settlement proceedings in the assessment of contributions.
Kells
In considering if a separation has occurred, a Court needs to undertake an analysis of all aspects of the relationship.
Kells
If the eligibility criteria can be met, the applicant must also show a lack of adequate and proper provision in the will.
Law In Order
The Family Court of Australia is progressing toward the exclusive use of electronic Family Court Appeal Books.
HHG Legal Group
It is important to know whether or not there are Family Court proceedings underway or if there are Family Court Orders.
Swaab
Two cases highlight the dangers of failing to sign a will and then seeking probate of informal testamentary documents.
Bartier Perry
Article discusses s58(2) which permits extensions of time to make family provision claims if all parties consent.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Article discusses Consent Orders vs Binding Financial Agreements, property matters and parenting matters.
Cooper Grace Ward
There was a conflict between the roles of administrator of her late husband's estate and claimant of his death benefit.
HHG Legal Group
With Easter holidays just recently, this is a guide for separated parents seeking to travel overseas with their children.
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Di Rosa Lawyers
The most common breach of the executor's fiduciary duty is delaying in obtaining probate or administering the estate.
Cooper Grace Ward
Deciding whether to stay together or separate is a difficult experience, but there are many support services available.
Cooper Grace Ward
There was a conflict between the roles of administrator of her late husband's estate and claimant of his death benefit.
HHG Legal Group
With Easter holidays just recently, this is a guide for separated parents seeking to travel overseas with their children.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Article discusses Consent Orders vs Binding Financial Agreements, property matters and parenting matters.
Justice Family Lawyers
The ALRC "Family Law for the Future" report contains 60 recommendations, designed to overhaul the family court system.
Bartier Perry
Article discusses s58(2) which permits extensions of time to make family provision claims if all parties consent.
Di Rosa Lawyers
A Binding Financial Agreement is an option for a person entering into a relationship, who wants to protect their wealth.
Kott Gunning
Although there is no legal requirement to do so, many separated or divorced women revert to using their maiden name.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
During family law financial court proceedings and negotiations, both parties must provide all relevant documentation.
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