Title

Upkeep: What if a Will Excludes Parents?

Publication Type

News Article

Publication Date

11-2010

Abstract

In light of a recent High Court case, which involved a tussle between the mother and the undisclosed wife of a deceased man who were both seeking to be appointed administrators of his estate, Assistant Professor Jack Lee highlights a gap in the law, that is: What happens to parents needing financial support who are left out of their children's wills?

Keywords

Family law, family provision, inheritance, succession law, Singapore, wills

Discipline

Asian Studies | Family Law

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

Publication

Straits Times

First Page

A22

ISSN

1692-9344

Publisher

Singapore Press holdings

Additional URL

http://www.smu.edu.sg/news_room/smu_in_the_news/2010/sources/ST_20101109_2.pdf

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Published on 9 November 2010.

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