Fatal flaws : the risks for beneficiaries who assist a suicide

Hamilton, Barbara & Cockburn, Tina (2012) Fatal flaws : the risks for beneficiaries who assist a suicide. Proctor, 32(8), pp. 18-21.

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Abstract

The recent criminal conviction of Queensland teacher Merin Nielsen for aiding the suicide of an elderly acquaintance, Frank Ward, raises some timely issues, particularly for succession lawyers.

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ID Code: 58135
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: assisted suicide, forfeiture rule, breach of fiduciary duty
ISSN: 1321-8794
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 The Authors
Deposited On: 13 Mar 2013 04:09
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2015 17:24

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