My aunt left a handwritten note saying that she wanted everything to go to me when she died but it is not signed or witnessed. Does it have any legal effect?

  • The Supreme Court now has power (since 1989) to give effect to any document that appears to have the intention to be a will. Evidence can be given of statements of the deceased about their intentions.
  • The case of the famous painter Brett Whiteley is an example of this where the Supreme Court accepted evidence by a witness to a handwritten will of its contents though it could not be found.
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