Assisted suicide where the "assistor" is a beneficiary under the deceased's will and/or attorney under a power of attorney granted by the deceased : what are the potential consequences?
Cockburn, Tina & Hamilton, Barbara (2012) Assisted suicide where the "assistor" is a beneficiary under the deceased's will and/or attorney under a power of attorney granted by the deceased : what are the potential consequences? Retirement and Estate Planning Bulletin, 15(2), pp. 11-14.
The recent criminal conviction 1 of Queensland teacher, Merin Nielsen, for aiding the suicide of an elderly acquaintance, Frank Ward, raises some timely issues, particularly for succession lawyers. This is the second time in recent years that there has been a conviction of a person who participated in a scheme
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||succession law, assisted suicide, wills, power of attorney, conflict|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Equity and Trusts Law (180112)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Deposited On:||22 Aug 2013 01:45|
|Last Modified:||23 Aug 2013 01:04|
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