Final exam mark: 85 These notes are a detailed study guide catered to a final Succession exam with problem questions. The notes distinguish the relevant rules for both NSW and ACT jurisdictions. The topics covered include: - Formal Requirements of a Will; - Testamentary Dispositions outside the Will; - Revocation, Alteration, and Republication of Wills; - Testamentary Capacity and Intention to Make a Will; - Probate and Estate Administration; - The Text and Meaning of a Will; - Failure of Gifts; - Family Provision (Eligibility only); and - Intestacy. The Study Guide includes helpful ACT and NSW mindmaps for the eligible beneficiaries under the rules of intestacy, eligible applicants for family provision, and guidance on the payment of estate debts. These mindmaps were created by the author of these notes. The notes make detailed references to specific sections of the Succession Act 2006 (NSW), the Wills Act 1968 (ACT), the Administration and Probate Act 1929 (ACT), and the Probate and Administration Act 1898 (NSW).


Semester 2, 2019

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