Will That Do? - Validation of Non-Compliant Wills

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Before a deceased's last will can have the legal effect of distributing property to his or her heirs accordingly to its terms, it must be admitted to probate, that is accepted by the High Court as being valid. Read more

Recent Posts


Testamentary freedom Beneficiary Rights Part payment Landlord Mortgagor Testamentary capacity Document Disclosure Twelve years Invalid wills Acknowledgment Zero Hour Contracts Wills Act 2007 Section 14 Frustration Limitation Act 2010 Tenant Fair Trading Act 1986 Wilson v Donnellan Family Protection Act 1955 Hawkes Bay Trustee Company Limited v Judd Subsidies Broadbent v Ministry of Social Development Expression of interest Family Trusts Compensation Reckless Trading Domestic Violence Act 1995 Break up Section 15 Ministry Resident Visa Violence Wills Privacy Act 1993 De facto Limitation period Administrators duty Ministry of Social Development Companies Act 1993 Asset Protection Civil union Erceg v Erceg Trust busting Division of Functions Loss of income Elder Law Estate Administration Consumer credit contracts Duress Tenants Auckland Office Verbal abuse Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (CCCFA) Mortgage Personal Interpretation Act 1999 Section 29 Constructive trusts Charities Financial services Trusts Bill Resident Terms of Trade Property Economic disadvantage Income Body Corporate Living standards Trustee Duties Pattern of offending Recovery of money Testamentary writing Skilled migrant Sale of Goods Directors' Duties Health and Safety Reform Bill Re Estate of Campbell WINZ Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 Gifts Section 182 Family Proceedings Act 1980 Domestic violence Legislation update Changes Blackwell v Hollings Lump sum Fair share Litigation Physical abuse Validity of Wills Financial services provider (FSP) Abuse Visa application Seperation Gifting Protection Order Marriage Due Diligence Interpretation of documents Work and Income Company Law Protector Partner of resident Ilott v Mitson 2017 UKSC 17 Immigration New Zealand Property (Relationships) Act 1976 Anti-money laundering (AML) Trusts Shareholders' Agreement Residential Wills Act 2007 Section 8 Wills Act 2007 Interpretation Act 1999 SMC ''Best Endeavours'' Claims against estates Character requirements Tamarapa v Byerley Mortgagee Unfair contract terms Six years Intellectual Property White v White Repayment Limitation Act 1950 Charity begins at home KiwiSaver Temper Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA) Will Amundson v Raos Financial Advisers Act 2008 Testamentary Promises Principal Acknowledgment of Debt Immigration Financial products Commercial Section 15A Trust Confidentiality Offending Wills Act 2007 Section 11 Charity Deceased's wishes Eviction Commercial Property Personal Properties and Securities Act 1999 Rest Home Subsidies Undue influence Valid wills Grey Power Clayton case Creating Trusts Executors duty Will that do Trust Check Up Re Estate of Feron Limitation defence Business Partnership based work visa Lease Titles Skilled migrant points Albany Office Case Study Employment Relationship Property SN v MN [2017] NZCA 289 Interest Commercial Law Contract Law Psychological abuse Murrell v Hamilton Lease Lankow v Rose