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


Economic disadvantage Company Law Casual employee Vessel Sale and Purchase Civil union Expression of interest Wilson v Donnellan Estate Administration ''Best Endeavours'' Physical abuse Family Court Albany Office Ministry of Social Development Shareholders' Agreement Interpretation of documents Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (CCCFA) Ministry Zero Hour Contracts Charity begins at home Undue influence Maritime Law Twelve years Invalid wills Interpretation Act 1999 Section 29 Marriage Wills Act 2007 Section 8 Seperation Visa application Matrimonial Home Litigation Validity of Wills Family Protection Act 1955 Offending Privacy Act 1993 Erceg v Erceg Grey Power Employer Interpretation Act 1999 Vessel surveyor Personal Skilled migrant points Work and Income Auckland Office Mortgage De facto Charity Wills Holiday pay Wills Act 2007 Domestic Violence Act 1995 Family Trusts Due Diligence Terms of Trade Executors duty Verbal abuse Violence Ship's Mortgage Trusts Bill Income Ship Registration Resident Visa Frustration Asset Protection Psychological abuse Legislation update Ship Divorce Commercial Mortgagor Tenants Landlord Companies Act 1993 Indoor Management Rule Separate Property Partner of resident Section 182 Family Proceedings Act 1980 Skilled migrant Customary Authority Testamentary Promises Rest Home Subsidies Principal Contract Law Financial services Testamentary writing Unfair contract terms Residential Re Estate of Campbell Employment Trustee Duties Section 15 Interest Charities Maritime Lien Wills Act 2007 Section 14 Ilott v Mitson 2017 UKSC 17 Acknowledgment Will that do Wills Act 2007 Section 11 Protector 50/50 Split White v White Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 Property Immigration Case Study Abuse Sharing Medical Trust busting Administrators duty Re Estate of Feron Six years Dismissal Business Eviction Mortgagee Character requirements Protection Order Part payment Compensation Consumer credit contracts Will Splitting Up Pattern of offending Recovery of money Insurance Tamarapa v Byerley Family Home KiwiSaver Constructive trusts Vessel survey Trusts Subsidies Loss of income Termination Acknowledgment of Debt Limitation Act 1950 Murrell v Hamilton Duress Lease Limitation period Living standards Division of Functions Body Corporate Temper Gifts Beneficiary Rights Repayment Testamentary capacity Blackwell v Hollings Dividing Property Limitation defence Broadbent v Ministry of Social Development Directors' Duties Domestic violence Commercial Law Tenant Unequal Sharing Claims against estates Clayton case Trust Confidentiality Resident Document Disclosure Immigration New Zealand Financial products Break up Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA) Fair share Fair Trading Act 1986 Changes SN v MN [2017] NZCA 289 Sale of Goods Limitation Act 2010 SMC Partnership based work visa Deceased's wishes Commercial Property Lease Titles Creating Trusts Anti-money laundering (AML) Personal Properties and Securities Act 1999 Valid wills Trust Check Up Health and Safety Reform Bill Relationship Property Testamentary freedom Gifting Property (Relationships) Act 1976 Intellectual Property Elder Law Section 15A Lankow v Rose Financial services provider (FSP) Family Reckless Trading Incapacity Lump sum Amundson v Raos Financial Advisers Act 2008 Hawkes Bay Trustee Company Limited v Judd WINZ