Recent Cases

Strang v Steiner [2019] NSWCA 143 (19 June 2019) (Macfarlan JA at [1]; White JA at [118]; McCallum JA at [190])


SUCCESSION – family provision orders under Succession Act 2006 (NSW) – whether exercises of discretion miscarried and the amounts of additional provisions ordered should be reduced – whether exercise of discretion miscarried with respect to who should bear the burden of additional provisions

APPEALS – nature of appeal – standard of review applicable to family provision orders under s 59(1)(c) of the Succession Act 2006 (NSW)