Family Protection Claim

Simon acted for the adult daughter of a deceased who had not been left anything in her father’s will. She brought a claim under the Family Protection Act against his father’s third wife and widow who was the administrator of the estate. The Court made a substantial award to Simon’s client including indemnity costs – Connolly v Eckhout [2021] NZHC 1400 – https://forms.justice.govt.nz/search/Documents/pdf/jdo/da/alfresco/service/api/node/content/workspace/SpacesStore/c09a6ed4-462b-46cb-b1c4-7fec603d7c6f/c09a6ed4-462b-46cb-b1c4-7fec603d7c6f.pdf