Rural farming and interpretation of “farming machinery” within a Will

As a regional lawyer living in a semi-rural area and with family in the farming industry (and as a succession nerd generally!), I thoroughly enjoyed reading this case. This case of Frey v Frey [2015] QDC 184 involved an issue of interpretation when the testator gifted "farming machinery" to a beneficiary. With multiple properties (gifted in various … Continue reading Rural farming and interpretation of “farming machinery” within a Will

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Elder abuse – it even has a name

Elder Abuse is alive and well.. unfortunately. It has become such a problem it now has a name?  How did this happen?... That’s a rhetorical question. I’ve been reading more and more of Actor Mickey Rooney’s struggle and despite his original wealth and celebrity status, he was still just a gentleman, taken advantage of by … Continue reading Elder abuse – it even has a name