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Family provision applications presentation

Published on 23 Oct 08

This presentation covers:

  • 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 grown 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.

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Dr John De Groot
John is a leading specialist in Wills and Estate Law and author of a number of 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 Groots Wills & Estate Lawyers. - Current at 26 September 2017
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This was presented at Estate Planning: Practical & Strategic .

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