The recent Victorian Supreme Court case of Re Jones  VSC 273 illustrates the costly ramifications of leaving it too late to make a Will.
The recent Victorian Supreme Court case of Re Finnie; Petrovska v Morrison  VSC 153 serves as an important reminder of the costly implications of significantly delaying the review of your Will when major changes have occurred in your life such as entering a long-term relationship.
The recent case of Greenham v Greenham  VSC 749 involved the estate of the late Ethel Elizabeth Greenham who died in 2017 survived by her adult children Alan and Jennifer. The estate included a 310-acre property at Pental Island on the Murray River which was used to operate a farm and caravan park business and included three valuable water shares, the ownership of which came into dispute.
By Natalie Lewis, Solicitor, and Paul Watkins, Principal The recent family provision case of Joss v Joss  VSC 424 illustrates that, in certain circumstances, a parent’s sustained financial support of an adult child may found an order for further provision under Part IV of the Administration and Probate Act 1958 (Vic) (‘the Act’) even…