Articles by McAuley Hawach Lawyers

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What happens if you die without a Will?

Approximately half of Australians do not have a Will, according to the NSW Trustee & Guardian.  This figure is almost certainly an underestimation.  A more realistic figure is that 70% of Australians do not have…

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Two Ways a Contract can be ‘Illegal’

  A contract can be ‘illegal’ because it is prohibited by legislation or it infringes a rule of public policy.   Prohibited by Legislation In order for a contract to be ‘illegal’ because it is…

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Five Ways to Challenge a Will

There are many ways to challenge the validity of a Will.  If a Will is successfully challenged, a Will can, in effect, be set aside or varied. The main ways of challenging a Will are…