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Deborah Awyzio, Solicitor
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Experience:  Bachelor of Laws (QUT), BIT (QUT), Family Law Accredited Specialist, over 12 years experience
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Can a solicitor who has drawn up a family will receive a gift

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can a solicitor who has drawn up a family will receive a gift from the estate ? Specifically , one member of the family has requested this although the item is a significant one to the whole family?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Patrick H. replied 1 year ago.
Hello and thank you for your question.Do you mean that the will itself bequests an asset of the estate to the solicitor, or do you mean that one of the beneficiaries is just suggesting that the lawyer receive something even though the will does not make any bequest?