In the recent case of Jackson v Newns in the Supreme Court of Victoria, a challenge to a Will by a nephew was summarily dismissed.
A recent case highlights the importance of having a Will and carefully selecting your beneficiaries.
A recent decision in the Supreme Court of Victoria reinforces the importance of making an appropriate Will and keeping it up to date.
A Will allows you to appoint a suitable executor to administer your estate. A Will also allows you to distribute your assets the way you wish, rather than relying on a predetermined legal formula not tailored to suit those you intend to benefit.