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Defeating TFM claims
Record ID:
23533
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2004
Author:
Barton, Philip ;
Source:
LIJ (2004) 78 No 1-2
Date_of_entry:
29/01/2004
Notes:
An apparently promising testator's family maintenance claim will vanish if it turns out that the estate is empty. There have been two high Court Court cases arising from attempts by a person before death to denude an estate in anticipation of a claim. Many denuding methods have been attempted but few succeed, this article covers the issues
Section:
Feature
Cases:
Bridgewater v Leahy (1978) 194 CLR 457 ; Barns v Barns (2003) 77 ALJR 734 ;
Month:
January-February


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