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Family provision applications presentation


This presentation covers:

  • NSW estates and NSW assets
  • resources subject to such claims, including ruling from the grave via trusts
  • recent tendencies of the Courts in dealing with such claims (eg claims by adult sons & daughters being disposed of summarily)
  • planning steps available in Queensland and other States to increase the chance assets will go where intended
  • limits, including ethical limits, on such structuring.

Author profile:

Dr John De Groot
John is a leading specialist in Wills and Estate Law and author of a number of definitive publications on the subject. For many years, John was the Director of Legal Practice of the Law Faculty at the Queensland University of Technology, having responsibility for the faculty’s legal training programs for graduates seeking admission as solicitors or barristers in the State. John retired from QUT in 1999 to return to full time private practice with de Groot Wills & Estates. Current at 21 July 2009 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by John DE GROOT.

This was presented at Estate Planning: Private Client Issues.

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Restructuring the family group for an estate plan

Author(s):  Mark WEST

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Family provision applications

Author(s):  John DE GROOT

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