BUILDING BLOCKS OF COMPLEX ESTATE ADMINISTRATION ISSUES
A practical presentation covering the following topics:
(a) “Who gets what and who bears what?” – the rights of beneficiaries to a specific gift.
(b) “Who pays the bills – a guide to payment of debts according to the will and the law – providing an understanding of (or a review of) s. 59 of the Succession Act 1981 (Qld), the doctrine of marshalling, rateability and abatement and how to use life insurance proceeds.
(c) “I want the house but that’s not what the will says” – how to deal with appropriations.