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


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