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  1. S

    QLD Will question with Dementai involved

    Hi, I'm asking for a friend, my friend's husband made a will 2014 which left everything to his wife. Six months prior (June 2019) to his death (death was Jan 2020) he changed the will without the wife's (carer) knowledge. He has stated in the current will that the martial home of over 20...
  2. M

    VIC Dad has dementia and stepmum selling his/their house

    Hello. I hope I am posting this in the right place. My dad has dementia and he has been placed into a permanent care facility by my step mum (just in the last week). She is now selling his/their family home and just wondering what sort of rights would I or my sister's have in this situation?
  3. Ian Curtis

    NSW Does Financial Abuse Get Factored into Execution of Will?

    If my sibling sabotaged our inheritance, does that get taken into account when executing a will, which was made to be 50% each? I say "sabotaged" because the sibling is complicit with the public trustee's financial abuse. The background... Government Trustee took over financial management for...
  4. K

    NSW Family Home Purchase Denied by Power of Attorney - Claim Compensation?

    My grandfather was diagnosed with dementia. My mother and my aunty were made his power of attorney with my mother the enduring guardian. Another family member, living in my grandfather with dementia's home, utterly destroyed the home. It was soiled and damaged. I was asked by my mother to go...
  5. M

    VIC Opinions on Contest a Will?

    My elderly mother has recently passed away. My father died years ago and an older sibling, who lived with them, became my mother's carer, as she had dementia...although died from cancer. Both my mother and father had the same will originally, leaving the deceased estate to each other, and if /...
  6. xeraphax

    VIC Can Enduring Power of Attorney be Revoked?

    Can a power of attorney that was decided 10 years ago be revoked at the request of the principal once he has been assessed and shown to have severe dementia, Alzheimer's and has been judged to not have the capacity to make decisions or look after himself? They are also showing confirmed signs of...
  7. L

    VIC Co-Executor of Will has Dementia - Help?

    Hi, There are 2 questions for anyone with information: 1: My father passed away 2 weeks ago and we have found out that my dad's partner (of 20+ years) and my brother are both co-executors of dad's will. My dad's partner is now in her early eighties and has Alzheimer's disease with terrible...
  8. O

    NSW Issues with Transfer Of Property - What to Do?

    I apologise for how long this piece is, but it is all factual. (I have changed the property values to not make the situation as obvious to anyone with a vested interest). In our case, my wife’s Grandfather 20 years ago left his property solely on his will to my wife's mother who looked after...
  9. R

    VIC Mother Assaulted by Uncle but Police Won't Press Charges?

    Hi all, I've signed up to this forum because I've just found out some heartbreaking and frustrating news, and would like to know what options there still may be. Around 6 weeks ago, my mother was assaulted quite badly by my uncle (her brother). He has threatened me with physical violence twice...
  10. J

    NSW Finding Out About Estranged Family - Help?

    My father and I have been estranged since early 2013. I recently tried to reconnect with him this year, as my grandmother is quite frail and I thought it's best to see her before I'm too late. They live in Sydney and I live in Queensland, so my uncle got someone to go around to their house to...