Contemporary Primary Sources: Omari and Omari [2012] ACTSC 33

Two sons, without consulting their sister, arranged for their mother to sign an Islamic will, with a two thirds share to be distributed to males in the family. The sister disputed the will, stating that the mother was effectively tricked into it. The court bypassed the issue, declaring that the mother died intestate and that consequently, the estate would be distributed by the public trustee in accordance with Australian law. This ensured an equal split.

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