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Be alert to inadvertent collusion with elder abusers
Be alert to inadvertent collusion with elder abusers

 Karin Derkley 24 Sep 2020

Practitioners working with older clients need to take care they are not inadvertently colluding with perpetrators of elder abuse...
 

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Wills and powers of attorney can be signed and witnessed remotely
Wills and powers of attorney can be signed and witnessed remotely

 LIV Special Counsel Ethics Michael Dolan 20 May 2020

New Victorian government COVID-19 emergency regulations for the remote signing and witnessing of several important types of legal documents became law on 12 May 2020 and will overcome many of the problems caused by the current State of Emergency’s Stay at Home Directions.
 

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Supreme Court judgments
Supreme Court judgments

 Professor Greg Reinhardt 01 Feb 2020

Liability of solicitors for negligent advice . . .

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Supreme Court judgments
Supreme Court judgments

 Professor Greg Reinhardt 01 Dec 2019

Admitting an informal will to probate...

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Forfeiting your right
Forfeiting your right

 Michael Wise QC 01 Jul 2019

Unless the culpability of the offender approaches that of self-defence, the forfeiture rule operates to deprive the perpetrator of an unlawful killing of the proceeds of a binding superannuation death benefit nomination in their favour...

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LIV concerns about Westpac's Estate Indemnity Requirements
LIV concerns about Westpac's Estate Indemnity Requirements

 Succession Law Section 21 Feb 2019

The LIV's Succession Law Committee has written to Westpac to express concerns about Westpac's requirement that an executor signatory must indemnify Westpac against any actions or claims...

 

 

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Costs must be reasonable and proportionate
Costs must be reasonable and proportionate

 Anna Sango 01 Oct 2018

The case of Robinson & Anor v Jones & Anor is a reminder that non-compliance with the parties’ overarching obligation to ensure costs are reasonable can result in adverse costs orders being made against solicitors...

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Values and preferences for future medical treatment
Values and preferences for future medical treatment

 Bill O'Shea and Rebecca Park 01 May 2018

A new act to consolidate medical treatment laws and ensure a person’s values and preferences are followed came into force in Victoria on 12 March 2018...

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Informal wills
Informal wills

 Phillip Barton 01 May 2018

Since 1997 it has been possible for informal wills to be admitted to probate in Victoria on the basis that the deceased intended that a document or documents...

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Supreme Court judgments
Supreme Court judgments

 Professor Greg Reinhardt 01 May 2018

The applicant was an adult son of the deceased, Genevieve Davison, who died in April 2014. The first respondent was the administrator of the intestate estate of the deceased...

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Will it be right?
Will it be right?

 Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee 01 Mar 2018

Mistakes in the preparation of wills can be avoided with careful proofreading...

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Seven weird wills from around the world
Seven weird wills from around the world

 LIV Professional Development 20 Feb 2018

From the weird to the wonderful, here are seven of the most unusual will requests from around the world...

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Top tips for drafting wills for blended families
Top tips for drafting wills for blended families

 Melissa Lirosi 15 Feb 2018

Drafting wills for blended families comes with its own unique challenges. Practitioners are faced with finding practical solutions for clients...

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Working on wills
Working on wills

 Georgia Murphy-Haste 01 Dec 2017

Since 2016, Sparke Helmore has provided wills clinics for Aboriginal people in rural and regional Australia. The initiative was established to address the concern that around 70 per cent of burial disputes...

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Estate and Succession Planning
Estate and Succession Planning

 Nathan Yii 14 Nov 2017

Estate and succession planning is more than just the preparation of Wills and powers of attorney. Lawyers advising on estate planning need to carefully manage taxation issues, asset protection, and family provision as well as the risk of assets being transferred...

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