AUSTRALIAN COURT HOLDS THAT UNSENT TEXT MESSAGE CAN ACT AS VALID WILL

The Queensland Supreme Court has held that an unsent text message written on a man’s mobile phone shortly before he died adequately captured his testamentary intention.¬† In doing so, the Court dispensed with the normal execution requirements of a will, and allowed the text message to be admitted to probate: Re Nichol; Nichol v Nichol¬†[2017] … Read more