ON 9 JULY 2014, the Supreme Court of NSW delivered Bayssari v Bazouni  NSWSC 910 (9 July 2014).
The plaintiff made an application under s59 of the Succession Act 2006 seeking provision to be made out of the estate of his maternal uncle’s late wife.
On the facts, the court found that whilst the plaintiff was a member of the deceased’s household, he was not wholly or partly dependant on the deceased nor did he have a close personal relationship with her. His claim was dismissed and he was ordered to pay costs.
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