In the matter of the Estate of Robertson, James (deceased). Henderson, Gloria Jean v Sparks, Deborah Anne  VSC 373
In the matter of the Estate of Robertson, James (deceased). Henderson, Gloria Jean v Sparks, Deborah Anne
WILLS AND ESTATES - Informal will - Application to admit informal will to probate - Where deceased had executed formal will - Where informal will prepared after hospital admission - Whether informal will intended to be last will - Whether informal will intended to revoke formal will - No evidence of cognitive impairment - No suspicious circumstances - Application granted - Briginshaw v Briginshaw (1938) 60 CLR 336 referred to - Fast v Rockman  VSC 18; Re Tang  VSCA 171; Re White  VSC 16 discussed - Wills Act 1997 ss 7, 9.