These notes are very detailed and comprehensive and provides plain English explanations for all legal concepts pertaining to wills and succession law. Case law and legislation is discussed in detail, with significant focus on the Succession Act 2006 (NSW).

Notes are easy to read with various keys used to make it easy to scan through. For example, green represents a legislative reference whereas yellow represents a case discussion.

Topics covered in these notes include:

1. Nature of a will
2. Formal requirements of a will
3. Capacity
4. Revocation, republication and revival
5. Obliterations, interlineations and alterations
6. Family provision
7. Death
8. Burials
9. Intestacy
10. Types of spouses
11. Multiple spouses
12. Issue
13. Different intestacy situations
14. Role of the executor


Semester 1, 2012

88 pages

34,726 words



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