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A hundred years after the introduction of family provision legislation in Queensland, the costs position in contested matters requires careful thought, especially in small estates. This month’s Proctor cover story takes a close look at the issue and reminds practitioners of the necessity of taking a realistic approach. Also this month, we report on Green & Ors v Pearson [2014] QCA 110, which clearly illustrates the consequences of filing non-compliant pleadings and the impact on an application to withdraw deemed admissions in those circumstances. You’ll find these articles and much more in the August edition of Proctor – and don’t forget to check it out using our new interactive viewer!


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What is Proctor?

Proctor, our flagship publication, is the pre-eminent magazine for the Queensland legal profession.

Published 11 times a year, it educates its readers with information they must be aware of, including changes in legislation, significant case law, practice directions and more.

It informs its readers with articles on legal topics and people, providing them with a clearer perspective of the functioning of the law in Queensland and their role within the profession.

It entertains its readers with social news and events, humour and interests such as wine and dining.

Proctor also provides a monthly portrait of the QLS, its activities and the services it provides to its members.

Members also receive access to an online version, a decade of archived issues and a searchable index providing citation for more than 9000 articles published in Proctor since 1982.