A Review of Family Provision Laws in South Australia: Distinguishing between the Deserving and Undeserving

3 Pages Posted: 29 May 2019

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David Plater

South Australia Law Reform Institute at University of Adelaide Law School

Sylvia Villios

University of Adelaide

Date Written: May 27, 2019

Abstract

This case raises some profound questions about the nature of family obligations, the relationship between family obligations and the state, and the relationship between the freedom of property owners to dispose of their property as they see fit and their duty to fulfil their family obligations.

Keywords: Succession, Family Provision Laws in South Australia, Wills and Estates

JEL Classification: K10

Suggested Citation

Plater, David and Villios, Sylvia, A Review of Family Provision Laws in South Australia: Distinguishing between the Deserving and Undeserving (May 27, 2019). THE BULLETIN July 2018; U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2019-50. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3394702

David Plater (Contact Author)

South Australia Law Reform Institute at University of Adelaide Law School ( email )

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Law School
Adelaide 5005, South Australia SA 5005
Australia
61 (0)8 83130921 (Phone)

Sylvia Villios

University of Adelaide ( email )

No 233 North Terrace, School of Commerce
Adelaide, South Australia 5005
Australia

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