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An Australian superannuation fund will find itself out of pocket by almost $500,000 after a tribunal found it paid superannuation death benefits...
Four years after a Queensland woman disappeared at sea a Brisbane lawyer trying to highlight flaws in the state’s estate laws is frustrated...
In the recent decision of MPL [2016] QSC 61, the Supreme Court of Queensland has provided an important reminder of the relevant test to establish...
In the recent Western Australian case of Blyth v Wilken [2015] WASC 486, the Court was required to interpret the Will of a deceased person to...
In the recent decision of Carter v Brine (No 2) [2016] SASC 36, the Supreme Court of South Australia ordered that an applicant and beneficiaries...
In the recent decision of Hoskin [2016] QSC 31, the Queensland Supreme Court was faced with the unique task of determining the proper distribution of...
The lawyers responsible for a legal first in Australia – having the Court declare a Will on an iPhone to be valid- have gone back to court for...
The Queensland Court of Appeal has confirmed that a Will made by Mr and Mrs Masci was a ‘mutual Will’, ensuring that each of the couple...
The shock news that dementia should no longer be regarded as an old person’s disease, with one in 13 sufferers now aged under 65, has focused...
Sweeping Federal Government cuts to charities means fundraising pressure may lead to them fighting in the courts to keep will bequests in contested...

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