Published on 12 Apr 06
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper examines the process of administering an estate before and after the death of a client. Topics are discussed under headings:
- Intestacy - what happens?
- Testamentary Trusts
- Before the client dies
- Family Provision Act claims
- Probate and administration
Richard is a partner in the firm of Teece Hodgson and Ward where he specialises in wills and estates law, estate planning, powers of attorney and guardianship and related litigation, a high proportion of which is contested probate, Family Provision Act cases and other equity work. Richard is an accredited specialist in wills and estates law, a chairperson of the Advisory Committee for Specialist Accreditation in Wills and Estates, a member of the Supreme Court Probate Users Group, a member of the Elder Law & Succession Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales, a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and a fellow of the Tax Institute.
Current at 15 March 2006 Current at 02 February 2014
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