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 Recorded Webinar: Family Provision Claims: Lessons from the Frontline

Date: Wednesday 16th March 2022
Duration: Approximately 1 Hour

 ABOUT THE WEBINAR
This session considers recent developments in family provision claims across different jurisdictions and the lessons practitioners can learn from recent cases.  It includes:

  • Are judgements taking a harder line?
  • Are we seeing a more genuine assessment of the needs of the applicant?
  • Establishing financial need - what are the relevant factors in recent decisions
  • Calderbank offers in family provision claims
  • Cost consequences when failing to establish financial need
  • Impact of living together despite separation
  • Lessons from recent cases, including Cowap v Cowap [2020]NSWCA 19; Sarant v Sarant [2020] NSWSC 1640
 PRESENTER
Recorded Webinars,Wills and Succession Law,Recorded Webinar: Family Provision Claims: Lessons from the Frontline

Ursula Stanisch, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Ursula practises exclusively in the areas of trust, equity and succession law.  Her trial experience includes disputes as to family provision, validity of wills, removal of executors, statutory wills, informal wills, executor’s commission, estate accounting, construction and rectification of wills, cy-pres applications, and professional negligence claims and disciplinary proceedings in relation to deceased estates on behalf of the Legal Services Commissioner.

Ursula is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).  She is a co-author of the LexisNexis loose-leaf service "Wills Probate and Administration Service Victoria" and regularly presents papers to various groups on topics related to succession law.

Ursula is named in Doyle’s Guide 2021 as Preeminent Wills & Estates Litigation Barrister (Victoria) and Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Barrister (Australia).  She has also been named in Doyle’s Guide in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. 

 WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This webinar is suitable for succession lawyers – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

 CPD

Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion.

WA lawyers – From 1/4/2021, due to changes to your CPD requirements we are unable to verify your completion of recorded webinars to the Legal Practice Board of WA.

 ENQUIRIES/ASSISTANCE
If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au



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Product Code: WBMMAR22
 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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