When someone passes away it is often a very difficult and stressful time for all involved. Sometimes disagreements can occur that cannot be resolved without assistance.
These situations can be messy, complex, and onerous for all parties involved and require the care of a skilled lawyer with expertise in this niche area of law.
While our services are listed below for your information, you can simply call us or book in and we will do the work of setting things in motion and supporting you through every step.
Family Provision Claims
If you have been left out of a Will that you expected to be in, you may be eligible to contest the will through a family provision claim in the Supreme Court NSW.
Alternatively, you may be the Executor of an Estate that has a family provision claim being made against it.
Either way, obtaining timely advice from a skilled and experienced lawyer is crucial to ensure that the dispute is resolved in the most efficient and cost-effective way. We have extensive experience in this niche area of law and work hard to find the right dispute resolution process for you and your family.
Limitation periods apply so do not delay in getting advice as soon as possible. We offer a free 15-minute no obligation discussion with Naomi to decide whether you would benefit from an appointment.
A grant of administration (i.e. probate or letters of administration) may be contested where there is a dispute about the eligibility of the person applying for the grant, where there is a dispute about the validity if the Will, the capacity of the testator at the time of making the Will, or where there is a question over whether there was undue influence on the testator at the time of making the Will.
Executors, administrators, and trustees owe a fiduciary duty to beneficiaries and beneficiaries have rights through the probate, letters of administration or distribution processes.
If you are a beneficiary of a deceased estate or trust and you have concerns that something is not quite right or you are not being kept informed, we can advice you on your legal rights.
Book now for a consultation to discuss your unique circumstances and get legal advice on the best course of action.
If you are unsure and want to check if we are the right service for you, book a free 15-minute telephone consultation.