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 Recorded Webinar: Undue Influence and Duress – When Relatives Cross the Line with the Elderly

Date: Friday 4th June 2021
Duration: Approximately 1 Hour


There is a line between obtaining genuine consent and where it is crossed by duress and undue influence. Understanding this distinction in relation to financial elder abuse is the subject of this session, including:

  • Undue influence and duress cases on rise amongst the elderly - the problem of inheritance impatience
  • Duress in changing a will - an offence against the elderly
  • Undue influence intervivos and the elderly
  • Understanding what is genuine consent and what is not
  • Recognising the warning signs and risks in family structures and arrangements
  • Practitioner responsibilities where they suspect duress and undue influence
  • Remedies for loss arising from duress and undue influence
  • Case studies - undue influence and duress situations laid bare
  • Case law update
Recorded Webinars,Wills and Succession Law,Recorded Webinar: Undue Influence and Duress – When Relatives Cross the Line with the Elderly Ursula Stanisich, Barrister, Melbourne

Ursula practises exclusively in the areas of trust, equity and succession law.  Her trial experience includes disputes as to family provision, validity of wills, removal of executors, statutory wills, informal wills, executor’s commission, estate accounting, construction of wills, cy-pres applications, and professional negligence claims and disciplinary proceedings in relation to deceased estates. 

Ursula is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).  She is a co-author of Butterworths loose-leaf service "Wills Probate and Administration Service Victoria".

Ursula is named in Doyle’s Guide 2020 as Preeminent Wills & Estates Litigation Barrister (Victoria) and Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Barrister (Australia).  She has also been named in Doyle’s Guide in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. 

Prior to coming to the Bar, Ursula worked as a litigation solicitor for six years after having worked at the Family Court of Australia, the Magistrates Court and completing her articles at the Crown Solicitor’s Office.


This webinar is suitable for succession lawyers - Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion.

WA lawyers – From April 1st 2021, due to the new requirements we are unable to verify your completion of recorded webinars to the Legal Practice Board of WA.

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Product Code: WBDJUN21
 Price:  $264.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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