Richard presented a paper on ‘Court-authorised wills for persons lacking testamentary capacity’ for the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), at the Supreme Court of Western Australia, Perth on 20 November 2014.
The following topics were addressed:
- The statutory framework under the Wills Act 1970 (WA)
- When is a court-authorised will needed?
- Assembling the application
- Recent case law and trends
The seminar was chaired by Susan Fielding TEP, Chair of STEP Western Australia branch. Concluding comments were be made by the Hon. Justice EM Heenan, Supreme Court of Western Australia.