Articles

When Charity Does Not Begin at Home and Testamentary Freedom Triumphs

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The truism that charity begins at home might have been given a serious knock back going by the recent UK Supreme Court decision concerning an adult daughter's claim against her mother's estate in IIott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17.  Read more

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


Tags

Undue influence Claims against estates Estate Administration Residential Ilott v Mitson 2017 UKSC 17 Testamentary freedom Charity begins at home Loss of income Fair Trading Act 1986 Blackwell v Hollings Trusts Bill Trust busting Wills Duress Amundson v Raos Family Protection Act 1955 Section 15A Wills Act 2007 Section 11 Beneficiary Rights Wills Act 2007 Section 8 Employment Wilson v Donnellan White v White Litigation Financial services Interpretation Act 1999 Section 29 Civil union Tamarapa v Byerley Section 15 Legislation update Property Validity of Wills Family Trusts Document Disclosure Commercial Property Murrell v Hamilton Lankow v Rose Fair share Interpretation Act 1999 Testamentary capacity Anti-money laundering (AML) Erceg v Erceg Section 182 Family Proceedings Act 1980 Health and Safety Reform Bill Administrators duty Living standards Charities Hawkes Bay Trustee Company Limited v Judd Economic disadvantage Due Diligence Seperation Personal Conract Law Wills Act 2007 Trust Check Up Asset Protection Income Trusts Division of Functions Tenants Re Estate of Feron Invalid wills Immigration Property (Relationships) Act 1976 Unfair contract terms Lease Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA) Auckland Office Creating Trusts Deceased's wishes Interpretation of documents KiwiSaver Consumer credit contracts Will that do Trustee Duties Zero Hour Contracts Lump sum Marriage Financial services provider (FSP) Will Intellectual Property Commercial Law Financial products Re Estate of Campbell De facto Eviction Wills Act 2007 Section 14 Relationship Property Valid wills Body Corporate Testamentary Promises Albany Office Trust Confidentiality Changes Testamentary writing Compensation Break up Executors duty Clayton case Lease Titles Constructive trusts Business Financial Advisers Act 2008 Charity Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (CCCFA)

Archive