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A New Reason To Register Your Caring Relationship by Jacqui Brauman In Victoria, people have been able to register their domestic or caring relationship with Births Deaths and Marriages since 2008. A domestic relationship is virtually a [...]
Iâ€™ve had a few more people than usual who have asked how to cut one of their children out of their Will; how can they leave them nothing. My answer is: not with absolute certainty.
Previously, Victoria was one of the most flexible States in Australia for people making a claim against a Will. Now will disputes are restricted to a list of eligible people.