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Selected info-graphics from WillsHub to assist understanding Australian succession law. 

TENANCY – co-owning property with other people:

joint tenancy, tenants in common, shared property, survivor, survivorship, owning property with others,

 Find out more about tenancy:

TENANCY – co-owning property with other people:


Co-ownership, joint tenants, tenants in common, right of survivorship, survivorship, wills, estates, succession, inheritance, tenancy

Owning property with others


Ownership and will-making

More about ownership, will-making and what can and can’t be disposed of by will here.

Property ownership, will making, company shares, units, trust,


Distribution of assets in a will –  per stirpes. 

per stirpes, per stirpes distribution, distribution per stirpes, per capita, distribution deceased estates, succession, inheritance

How distributing property to “my children” by the “per stirpes” method operates. Compare to using the “per capita” method.

Find out per stirpes, per capita and deceased estate distribution here.

Distribution of estate assets – per head basis: per capita distribution, per capita, deceased estates, wills, children, inheritance, will-making, willmaking


 The meaning of “issue”

issue, children, grandchildren, offspring

Meaning of “issue”

   Articles on issue and children in wills here, and some difficulties with wording, here.

The nature of the trust relationship

appointor, family trust, trust, trust relationship, WillsHub
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B Stead
BHS Legal

Important notice: This article is intended for general interest and information only. It is not legal advice, nor should it be used as a substitute for legal advice. Always consult a legal practitioner and/or other professional for specialist advice specific to your needs and circumstances, and rely on that.

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