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Around 2800 deceased estates a year involve allegations that someone has been dropped from the final will because of lack of testamentary capacity or undue influence by the ultimate beneficiary. This month Proctor provides practical guidance for solicitors who may find themselves representing the aggrieved party in litigation or mediation. The September edition also includes tips on applying for payments under the recently amended Appeal Costs Fund Act 1973 and explains how amendments to the Legal Profession Act 2007 will impact directors of incorporated legal practices under administration. There’s an interesting discussion on the way artificial intelligence may influence court decisions and a look at changes included in the Court and Civil Legislation Amendment Act 2017 that provide clarity for trusts, stepchildren and de facto partners.

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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 13,000 articles published in Proctor since 1982.