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    What if the Beneficiary is bankrupt?

    By Andrew Frank on Mar 19, 2019 11:58:02 AM

    The Decision of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory, 29 January 2019 Southwell v Staite [2019] ACT SC2 reminds us that under the Bankruptcy Act when a beneficiary who is bankrupt receives money owing under a will it automatically becomes the property of the Trustee to be paid over to creditors.

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    Can a former partner make an estate claim?

    By Andrew Frank on Mar 19, 2019 11:11:36 AM

    The provisions of section 59 of the Succession Act 2006 prescribe that:

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    Family Provision Claim

    By Andrew Frank on Mar 13, 2019 2:42:24 PM

    Have you ever wondered what the key principles are for the court when deciding about a Family Provision Claim brought by an adult child?

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