Below is a link to a report on a case I appeared for the applicant for the appointment of an independent administrator.  If the accused daughter is convicted of murder or manslaughter she will forfeit any benefit under her mother’s will, and will also be precluded from acting as her executor.  The court ordered the interim administrator to look after the estate pending the trial.

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/national/student-simona-zafirovska-charged-with-murdering-her-macedonian-mother-radica-is-sole-beneficiary-of-the-victims-will/news-story/9652175f89d7db68523cedb49d82b374