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 the order is made by… 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 partner had any children. In… Read more »