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Adult daughter family provision claim

Shelley v Prager [2020] NSWSC 1393 Supreme Court of New South Wales  Williams J The plaintiff made a family provision claim as the adult daughter of the deceased.  The plaintiff was one of four adult daughters.  The beneficiaries of the will included the other three adult daughters, the adult grandson…

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Missing confirmed deceased

Estate of Lyn Burtonwood [2020] NSWSC 715 Supreme Court of New South Wales Hallen J This case involved a ’procedural issue’ asking for a judgment concerning the manner in which Letters of Administration of deceased ’should be described’.  The Coroner had determined that the deceased was dead even though the…

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Contested Probate and testamentary capacity

The Estate of Milan Zlatevski; Geroska v Zlatevski [2020] NSWSC 250 This contested probate involved a question of Testatmentary capacity. In this case the NSW Supreme Court considered whether the deceased’s age and illness, and the exclusion of his son from his will, raised doubt as to his testamentary capacity. …

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