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Succession Act

How to apply to the Court for protection on behalf of a person who has lost capacity

The New South Wales Succession Act (“the Succession Act”) and associated regulations allows for an application to be made to the Court for protection of a person who has lost testamentary capacity. An order can only be made if the person who has lost capacity is alive at the time… Read more »

Gay Relationships – Am I Entitled To Anything?

I was in a gay relationship and my partner died. We didn’t have Wills in place and had only been together for 18 months. Am I entitled to any of his possessions? You may be entitled to your partner’s possessions depending on the circumstances surrounding your relationship and whether your… Read more »