Month: August 2016

Will with amendments

Challenges to Wills – First Case Decided Since Extensive Changes to the Administration and Probate Act

Brimelow v Alampi [2016] VSC 135 (8 April 2016) was a claim by an adult daughter against her mother’s estate for whom the deceased made no provision.  Whilst the defendant had conceded that the deceased did in fact owe her daughter a moral duty and was therefore entitled to receive provision from the deceased’s estate […]
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Road to Nowhere

Road to Nowhere

The question before the Court in Anderson v City of Stonnington [2016] VSC 374 (“Anderson v Stonnington”) was whether the laneway in question was a road within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1989 (“LG Act”), the Road Management Act 2004 (“RM Act”) or a highway pursuant to the common law.  The Court determined […]
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