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January 14, 2022—

New Year, New Estate Plan

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
As we start a new year, it is important to remember that any change in life circumstances may impact on your estate plan. Engaged If…
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October 20, 2014—

Ownership of property in estate planning – why does it matter?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
When taking instructions for preparation of Wills, I often find that clients want to give their house/property as a gift to a certain beneficiary. While…
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September 30, 2014—

What are the requirements for receiving a distribution from an estate?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I am often asked by clients both during the preparation of their Will, and in the administration of a deceased estate, what the requirements are…
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September 25, 2014—

Does an Executor have to conduct a “reading of the Will”?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I am often asked by new enquirers whether the Executor of an estate has a duty to hold a “reading of the Will” where the…
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September 24, 2014—

Will an applicant be awarded costs if their claim for further provision from an estate is unsuccessful?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I often have clients asking me if their costs for bringing a family provision application will be paid from the estate if their claim is…
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September 22, 2014—

Laing v Laing [2014] QSC 194 – To bury or to be cremated?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I have previously written about the tension that can occur when there are disagreements over whether, and where, a deceased person should be buried. In…
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September 18, 2014—

Horwood v Ah Shay [2014] QDC 199 – When will provision be made for a step-child from a small estate?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I have recently written about step-children and their eligibility to apply to the Court for provision from their step-parent’s estate. I have now read with…
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September 3, 2014—

When is a solicitor responsible for their client passing away without a Will?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I often have clients who urgently require a Will as they have received a terminal diagnosis, are about to take a trip or are elderly.…
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August 27, 2014—

Can my step-children contest my Will? When is a step-child, a child?

Written by: Chloe Kopilovic
I often receive enquiries from people who are interested in contesting their step-parent’s Will. Usually I receive these calls from people whose natural parent has…
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