Amprimo v Wynn

The NSW Court of Appeal in the recent case of Amprimo v Wynn affirmed a first instance decision maintaining a narrow interpretation of eligible persons pursuant to Family Provision claims under the Succession Act 2006. Living in close proximity to the deceased was found to be insufficient in establishing a close personal relationship in the absence of ongoing interaction. Furthermore, an absence of permanency or continuity in living arrangements will be unlikely to amount to being members of the same household for consideration under the Act.

Read the decision here:

Ari Katsoulas is a Sydney barrister specialising in commercial, equity and will disputes including the contesting of wills (family provisions). He is admitted as a Barrister of the High Court of Australia and Supreme Court of New South Wales.


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