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My father has recently passed away and left no will. I have
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Chris, I was delighted to discover that my lawyer did write
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Just to recap. As you know, I had been given a "sort of
Hi Chris. Just to recap. As you know, I had been given a "sort of promise" from my sister that I could stay in the house if she predeceased me. She made a formal promise a few months before her untime… read more
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In a reply to a past question lawyer Michael Bradley
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During cross examination I may be accused of lying about
During cross examination I may be accused of lying about some proposition.Lets say I manage to prove that I was not lying. How can I avoid the possibility of the respondents' lawyer than changing tack… read more
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By way of background, Chris the Lawyer has helped me before
By way of background, Chris the Lawyer has helped me before on this issue.It is a claim under the Law Reform Testamentary Promises Act 1949.I have filed the application in the Family Court.I am the mo… read more
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Has helped me before on this issue. It is a claim under the
Chris has helped me before on this issue. It is a claim under the Law Reform Testamentary Promises Act 1949. I have filed the application in the Family Court. I am the mother of an 11 year old daughter. The promise was made to me by the testator for the benefit of my daughter. The testator promised that my daughter would be the main beneficiary of his estate. Via discovery, we have affirmed this intent in a previous will. The will was updated 3 months before the testator died, leaving the estate to someone else. I am self represented. I am being asked by opposing counsel what standing I have to be a self-represented litigant representing my 11 year old daughter. … read more
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I will try that again. I have lodged a Caveat against a
I will try that again. I have lodged a Caveat against a property of a deceased estate, and a TPA in the Family Court. The Executor of the will has lodged an application for Order Nisi under the Admini… read more
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As suggested, I have indicated in my "Response Affidavit"
Hello Chris,As suggested, I have indicated in my "Response Affidavit" that there is evidence to back up my claim of my sister's Testamentary Promise. Two office colleagues have sent reference letters … read more
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Indeed there was another occasion when my sister made a
Hi Chris,Indeed there was another occasion when my sister made a similar testamentary promise to me. She made it shortly after my mother died and about 18 months before died. I forgot about that promi… read more
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One of my office colleagues remembers me mentioning to them
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I am the plaintiff in a Testamentary Promise claim over my
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What happens when 3 executors cannot agree as to whether
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In reference to the terms "Bulk Billing" and "Itimized"
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I demanded a written confirmation from a lawyer for my
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Hi, my great auntie has died and I want to challenge the will
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I have been asked to submit an affidavit for a case being heard
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My father remarried in May 2007, after this date he updated
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