Category Archives: Recent cases

R v J [2017] WASC 53

There have been few Statutory Will applications in Western Australia, which is surprising because the threshold under s 42 of the Wills Act 1970 (WA) is lower than in the other States and Territories – the Court need only be satisfied that the suggested Will “is one which could be made by the pe Read More

ADT v LRT [2014] QSC 169

An important statutory will decision was delivered this week by Flanagan J, in ADT v LRT [2014] QSC 169. The decision is significant because there has to date been very little judicial consideration of s.24(e) of the Succession Act 1981 (Qld) – the requirement that ‘it is or may be appropriate for an orde Read More