2010 - 2017
Making a Will is not about wealth it is about making sure that what you want to happen to your estate does happen. It gives you the opportunity to specify such things as who will administer your estate, who will care for your children and who will receive specific items of your property.
Extrinsic evidence Evidence as to the meaning of a
will or circumstance of its preparation/execution other than that apparent from the document itself.
Grant of Letters of Document issued by the court
Administration authorising a person to administer
the estate of someone who has died intestate.
Grant of Probate Document issued by the court
confirming that a will is the true and last will of a deceased person and confirming the executor's authority to act.
Guardian Person appointed by will to take
the place of a deceased parent.
Half-blood Relatives of the half-blood have the
same parent in common.
Holograph will Will written in the testator's own
Intestacy Dying without making a will.
Intestate Person who dies without making a
Issue Children, grandchildren,
Legacy Gift made by will.
Legatee Person who receives a gift under a
Minor A child under the age of 18 years
(21 for wills made before 2000).
Personal chattels Household effects and items of a