Interesting Q on Operation of the Forfeiture Rule – is an indirect benefit prohibited?

What a fascinating case, wish I could have been in it!  I love the forfeiture rule. In a recent WA judgment a question arose as to the operation of the forfeiture rule, which prevents a killer from benefiting from the unlawful killing. The question in Public Trustee (WA) -v- Mack was whether a son, who was … Continue reading Interesting Q on Operation of the Forfeiture Rule – is an indirect benefit prohibited?

Forfeiture – Macedonian killing case 

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 … Continue reading Forfeiture – Macedonian killing case