When disposing property by will check the ownership – what can and can’t be disposed of by will

Disposing property – what can be disposed of by a will and what can’t – property ownership and control issues

disposing property by will, what property can be disposed of by will, Property ownership, will making, company shares, units, trust,Disposing property by will, in the will-making process requires considerations to be given to what you own in your individual name, as opposed to what you might control, see further below.  As only property owned in a personal or individual name can form a deceased estate, it is only this which can be transferred by will, (or the rules of intestacy).

Other property may be owned in the name of a company or trust.  In these entities an individual may have control through shareholdings or a power of appointment.  When it comes to making a will, it is important to remember that such assets won’t form part of a person’s deceased estate and therefore cannot be disposed by their will.  See the table below for examples of what are estate (disposable by will) and non-estate assets. Making a list of property, money and things to be disposed of and who owns what is important. More

Clare Courthouse: a Local and Magistrates Court in the Clare Valley, South Australia

Please note: if you have landed here looking to contact the Court please see the Court Sitting Locations of the SA Courts Administration Authority here for information.

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Clare Courthouse, c1878, South Australia

Clare Courthouse c1878, South Australia

The Clare Courthouse building was constructed in 1878 and occupied in 1880.  It has been in continuous use since that time although there have renovations and additions.

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Willunga Courthouse (former), 1855, South Australia

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The former Willunga Courthouse 1855, South Australia

Willunga Courthouse and Police Museum, c1855, Willunga, South Australia.

The Willunga Courthouse nestles in picturesque setting in the almond blossom and wine region of Willunga, see location map below.

In 1854 the Willunga magistrate requested the authorities for improvements to be made to the facilities being used for court proceedings.  He felt that in using the local Bush Inn   “it was impossible to maintain the degree of order and decorum required in a court of justice…” More

Auburn Courthouse 1860, South Australia

Auburn Courthouse, Auburn Courthouse and Police Station.old Australian courthouses, early Australian courthouses

Auburn Courthouse (former) 1860, St Vincent Street, Auburn, SA

The Auburn Courthouse and Police Station, Auburn, c1860, South Australia.

Auburn is a small town in the Clare Valley agricultural and wine growing region, in the mid north of South Australia, see location map below. More