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Wills, estates and funerals - The Law Handbook, Chapter 43

Wills, estates and funerals - The Law Handbook, Chapter 43

The Law Handbook is a practical guide to understanding the law in NSW and the new 13th edition is just out. It is available online, free and in full text from the Find Legal Answers website. Print copies are available for loan - ask at your local NSW public library.

Chapter 43 of the Handbook is on Wills, estates and funerals and covers:

  • making a will
  • changing or revoking a will
  • when someone dies
  • probate
  • intestacy rules (when there is no will)
  • dealing with the estate
  • collecting assets
  • paying debts
  • trustees
  • contesting a will
  • family provision orders
  • funerals
  • what to do when someone dies
  • arranging a funeral
  • funeral costs
  • coroner’s cases
  • role of the coroner
  • Coroner’s Court

You can also find more information in resources on our website, particularly Rest Assured and LawAssist’s After Someone Dies.