Would you have thought an unsent SMS could be a Will? Well, the Courts think so! Have a read of this fascinating article to see how that came about.
It goes to show the importance of making sure a Will is done properly. Whether or not the gentleman in question actually intended his unsent SMS to be a Will can never be fully known, but what is certain is that it cost the estate very dearly for the Courts to determine the question, all of which could have been easily avoided.
While this happened in Queensland, most states (including Victoria) have similar laws in this regard and the decision is relevant around the country.