August 2014

Ruling from the grave: conditional gifts in restraint of religion

in Will Dispute and Estate Law by Alex Munro on 2014-08-19 – 0 Comments

Ruling from the grave: conditional gifts in restraint of religion In March of this year, the Supreme Court in Carolyn Margaret Hickin v Robyn Patricia Carroll & Ors (No2) [2014] NSWSC 1059, upheld the validity of conditional gifts in a will that required the children of the deceased to adopt a particular religion prior to […]

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Will & Binding Death Nomination

in Life Insurance & Superannuation by Laura Robinson on 2014-08-04 – 0 Comments

Having a Will can prove extremely important, even if you do not have many assets in life. Many people do not realise that Superannuation policies often include death benefit payments to the dependents of the deceased policy holder or to the deceased’s Estate, which can be hundreds of thousands of dollars. Importance of a binding […]

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