Administration Act

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War of the roses

War of the Roses is a 1989 American film based on the 1981 novel The War of the Roses by Warren Adler. The film, which  co-stars Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito chronicles the demise of a marriage  against the backdrop of a beautiful home that the couple, literally fight to the death over.  Trust disputes can be … Continue reading

Boys will be boys

When embarking on asset and estate planning, an important but often overlooked enquiry is as to how the next generation will manage the assets (and what those assets might be) and who sensibly should be in charge.  Consider the case of Frickleton v Frickleton. In this case one of four sons ends up as the sole executor … Continue reading

The high cost of obfuscation

Costs are an increasingly live issue in court proceedings.  The risk of a loss and the resultant costs is a valid, and important, consideration when contemplating proceedings.  When the proceedings relate to a trust, the matter is more complex due to the trustees’ right of indemnity from the trust fund.  However, given that whenever the … Continue reading