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Plan your Will carefully to avoid the need for Courts to step in
  • Macpherson Kelley
  • Australia
  • October 17 2018

Your Will is one of the most important documents you will ever create. Not only does it ensure your loved ones receive the benefit of your life’s work

What happens to a couple's money when one partner dies?
  • Cowell Clarke
  • Australia
  • October 16 2018

How promptly superannuation benefits are paid out to a surviving spouse andor dependants of a deceased will depend upon the requirements of the

When is a promise to give an interest in property binding?
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2018

Firm news It is not unusual within the context of families for promises to be made by one family member to another as regards ownership of property

British Virgin Islands wills
  • Ogier
  • British Virgin Islands
  • October 15 2018

This briefing note provides an overview of the process and legal considerations for a person who is not domiciled in the British Virgin Islands to

Modernisation of Swiss succession law under way
  • Lenz & Staehelin
  • Switzerland
  • October 11 2018

The government recently published a proposal to modernise Swiss succession law. Although the proposal is less ambitious than initially hoped for, if

Probate and Fiduciary Litigation Newsletter - October 1, 2018
  • Goulston & Storrs PC
  • USA
  • October 5 2018

In Forbes Family Ranch, LLC v. William C. Forbes and Julia Forbes, as Co-Trustees of Hillside Street Trust, 2018 WL 4354394, No. 17-P-704 (Mass. App

New Zealand solicitorexecutor causes mistake which leads to court proceedings - is he liable for the costs?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • New Zealand
  • October 4 2018

In Crawford v Phillips 2018 NZCA 351, the New Zealand Court of Appeal decided that, notwithstanding one of the executors of an estate may have made

Avoid Probate Court: Head to Your Bank Instead
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

There has been a growing trend among individuals and even estate planners to avoid having to go to the probate court. Even for those people who need

Why powers of attorney remain vital when planning for the future
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2018

According to the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland’s most recent report, there are now 13,501 existing guardianship orders in Scotland. With

Substitute Decision-Maker Appointments: Toward Uniform Recognition
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 2 2018

When making plans for the future, many individuals create documents appointing substitute decision-makers to make decisions on their behalf in the