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Radio National Law Report – Wills & Intestacy

The Law Report program on Radio National broadcast on Tuesday the 3rd of March discusses a dispute involving the estate of a young man who died without a will leading to an unexpected outcome. Under the law of intestacy, his estate of $600,000 goes to his estranged wife, despite the couple already finalising their property […]

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Grandfather’s Will – A legal fight over a pastoral holding

A long running battle over a Grandfather’s Will This week’s Law Report on ABC’s Radio National highlights a recent decision in a NSW Supreme Court over a Grandfather’s Will, which included some strong words from the Judge in regards to the legal fight over a pastoral holding. Describing it as ‘a sorry case’, the Judge […]

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Making a Will

Making a Will – the importance of seeking legal advice when drafting important documents When making a Will, Kavanagh Family Lawyers remind clients of the importance of seeking legal advice when drafting important documents such as a Will. There are significant legal requirements that need adhering to in order for the Courts to deem a […]

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Hiring a Wills Lawyer

The importance of having a professionally drawn up Will A professionally drawn up and well considered Will can avoid confusion, uncertainty, disappointment and possible legal difficulties. If you die without making a Will, all your assets will be distributed in accordance to the law, which in most cases means your estate is left to your […]

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