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


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