Supreme Court - Trial Division

Budulica v Budulica [2017] QSC 060 (16/1740) Mullins J 21 April 2017

Full-text: QSC17-060.pdf

Catchwords

SUCCESSION – PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES – TITLE AND ESTATE – REMOVAL AND DISCHARGE – GENERALLY – where the respondent was appointed the executor and trustee under his mother’s will – where the whole of the estate was given on trust for the applicant (who was the respondent’s sister) and the respondent in equal shares – where the applicant and the respondent were estranged – where the estate mainly comprised two real properties which were rented – where the respondent collected rents in cash and paid for expenses in cash – where there were delays in the administration of the estate – where the applicant complained about the lack of information and documents provided to her about the estate, the expenses incurred by the respondent, and other matters – where the administration of the estate was significantly advanced – whether the conduct of the respondent justified his removal as the executor and trustee