Book Review : "Statutory Will Applications : A practical Guide by Richard Williams and Sam McCullough"

Cockburn, Tina (2014) Book Review : "Statutory Will Applications : A practical Guide by Richard Williams and Sam McCullough". Precedent, 122, pp. 48-49.

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The jurisdiction of Australian courts to make wills for those lacking testamentary capacity is relatively new, having been granted by legislation progressively enacted across the various states and territories between 1996 and 2010. Given increasing numbers of statutory will applications since the legislative reform, and a growing body of law, the publication of the specialist work, Statutory Will Applications: A Practical Guide, by Richard Williams and Sam McCullough, is timely and valuable. This work will be of great interest to those who act for individual clients, especially wills and estates practitioners, but also personal injury practitioners acting for incapacitated persons who have been awarded substantial damages.

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ID Code: 76114
Item Type: Review
Refereed: No
Keywords: statutory wills, capacity, succession law, trusts, elder law
ISSN: 1449-7719
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Equity and Trusts Law (180112)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Health Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 10 Sep 2014 22:57
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2014 22:57

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