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  • McIntosh v McIntosh [2014] QSC 99 What is the position where the deceased’s legal personal representative (eg, executor) seeks to have the deceased’s superannuation paid to them personally as a dependent of the deceased, rather than to the deceased estate?  A recent Supreme Court decision may shed some light. The Facts The deceased died a single man at the age of 40.  He suffered from bi-polar disorder and lived with his mother, who cared for him.  The deceased’s parents had separated when he was about 6 and the deceased had lived with his mother for most of his life. The deceased did not leave a Will. His mother was appointed Administrator […]