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    The costs in an Estate Dispute

    By Matthew Sibley on Oct 14, 2019 12:32:00 PM

    An area of law of specific focus in respect of costs orders is family provision matters, commonly known as ‘estate disputes’. Section 99 of the Succession Act 2006 (NSW) states that the court may order the costs of proceedings in relation to a deceased’s estate to be paid out of the estate “in such manner as the Court thinks fit”. This grants the court wide discretion in respect of the costs orders it may make in interlocutory matters and the overall proceedings.

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    Why we don't recommend Mutual Wills

    By Andrew Frank on May 20, 2019 12:32:37 PM

    What is a Mutual Will?

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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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