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What is a beneficiary of a deceased estate?

28 December 2023

A beneficiary is any person or organisation, such as a charity, that receives a gift or benefit from a deceased person’s estate. In Victoria, as a beneficiary, you’re entitled to inspect and make a copy of a will.

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