In the matter of the Will of Wood, Dennis Edward (also known as Dennis Wood). James, Shandel Lea (as executor of the estate of Dennis Edward Wood, deceased) [2018] VSC 597

PROBATE
Judgment type: 
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Common Law Division
Judge(s): 
McMillan J
Parties: 

In the matter of the Will of Wood, Dennis Edward (also known as Dennis Wood). James, Shandel Lea (as executor of the estate of Dennis Edward Wood, deceased)

Judgment Date: 
9 October 2018
Catchwords: 

PROBATE - Where caveator alleges deceased lacked testamentary capacity - Where caveator and plaintiff executed terms of settlement before determination of prima facie case for grounds of objection - Where caveator sought approval of compromise - Dowling v St Vincent de Paul Society of Victoria Inc [2003] VSC 454 - Robinson v Jones (No 3) [2015] VSC 508 - Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015, r 15.08, r 54.02(2)(c)(i) - Trustee Act 1958, s 19(1)(f).

Citation: 
[2018] VSC 597