Re Sturrock; Spierings v Richards & Anor [2017] VSC 458

Judgment type: 
Supreme Court of Victoria
McMillan J

In the matter of Part IV of the Administration and Probate Act 1958 and In the matter of the will and estate of Sturrock, Mary Evelyn, deceased. Between: Spierings, Kay Leanne v Richards, Susan Gayle and Sturrock, Glenda Mary (as executors of the estate of Mary Evelyn Sturrock, deceased)

Judgment Date: 
10 August 2017

COSTS - Interlocutory application - Estate litigation - Where defendants are executors of deceased estate - Where plaintiff seeks provision from the estate - Where defendants sought to vacate procedural orders - Where defendants' application unsuccessful - Where defendants ordered to pay costs - Whether costs should come out of the estate - Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015, r63.26.

[2017] VSC 458