Family Provision in Australia, 6th edition
An authoritative guide to the operation of family provision law in Australia
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Family Provision in Australia is a frequently cited text in various court judgments across all states and territories, including the High Court and Federal Court of Australia as well as the Court of Appeal-Civil Division and Chancery Division of England and Wales. It includes a comprehensive checklist, case tables, forms, precedents and extracts of relevant state and territory legislation.
• 88 new judgments in case tables
• New sections covering:
o Finalising a family provision order
o Former de facto partner/domestic partner (female)
o Former (divorced) husband
o Former de facto partner/domestic partner (male)
o The National Disability Insurance Scheme
o Relevant factors in Queensland, the ACT, Victoria, and Tasmania
o Duty to comply with court orders and duty to administer the estate in a timely way
• Lewis et al, Elder Law in Australia 3e
• Birtles & Neal, Hutley’s Australian Wills Precedents 10e
• Dal Pont, Powers of Attorney 3e
• Dal Pont, Law of Succession 3e
Table of contents
- Chapter 1 Historical Background
- Chapter 2 Approach to Claims Generally
- Chapter 3 Approach in Particular Circumstances
- Chapter 4 Particular Applicants
- Chapter 5 Time Limits
- Chapter 6 Duties of the Personal Representative
- Chapter 7 Miscellaneous Considerations
- Chapter 8 Orders
- Chapter 9 Appeals
- Chapter 10 Costs
- Chapter 11 Procedure
- Appendix I Forms and Precedents
- Appendix II Family Provision Application Checklist
- Appendix III Family Provision Legislation