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Son unconscionably transfers mother’s property to his name

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Cohen v Cohen [2016] NSWSC 336 (24 March 2016)

Keywords: power of attorney – breach of fiduciary obligation – unconscionable dealing - special disadvantage  

Proving death for an application of probate or letters of administration

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Re Paul Allen Weeks; ex parte Weeks [2016] WASC 25 Keywords: indirect proof of death – MH370 flight- presumed to be dead - hearsay evidence - leave granted  

Unsigned Will deemed as last Will of deceased

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Re the estate of Allan John Young; Ex parte Young [2015] WASC 409

Keywords: informal will- unsigned- intention to sign- probate granted  

The Relevance of Domicile for Distribution of Estate

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In the Estate of Milind Bedake [2015] ACTSC 267 (2 September 2015)

The deceased was born on 24 April 1973. He moved to Australia permanently in 1998. On 1 October 2002, he got into a motor vehicle accident and suffered severe head injuries. A letter dated 6 January 2006 from a doctor in the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit at a Hospital in the ACT stated that the deceased had no mental capacity to make decisions.