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Do estranged family members have the right to challenge a will if they are not a beneficiary?

Filed under: Wills, Inheritance Disputes

Do estranged family members have the right to challenge a will if they are not a beneficiary?

Is there a ‘moral duty’ compelling a person to make a family provision for relatives?

Filed under: Equity & Trusts, Superannuation & Elder Law, Wills, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Administration of Estates, Inheritance Disputes, Estates

Is there a ‘moral duty’ compelling a person to make a family provision for relatives under Australian law?

The Best Lawyer For Your Will Dispute

Filed under: Wills, Estate Planning, Inheritance Disputes, Estates

Since the introduction of the Succession Act in New South Wales in 2009 there has been a steady increase in family provision claims, commonly referred...

Is It Worth Challenging A Will?

Filed under: Wills, Succession Planning, Inheritance Disputes

If you are wondering whether it is worth the bother of Challenging a Will a recent decision by the Supreme Court of New South Wales shows that making a...

Left out of a Will? How to contest it!

Filed under: Wills, Inheritance Disputes, Wills, Estates and Succession Planning Law, Inheritance Act Claims on Estates, Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney

A recent decision of the New South Wales Supreme Court has highlighted the ability of people who have been left out of a Will to successfully contest the...

Wills: You decide who should get your assets. Don't leave it until it's too late

Filed under: Wills, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Administration of Estates, Inheritance Disputes, Estates

Many of us don’t like to think about death and/or making a Will but there are many times throughout our lives when we do need to think about the future...

Estate Disputes and Contesting Wills in New South Wales

Filed under: Wills, Inheritance Disputes

The law recognises that assuming a person has testamentary capacity, such person (i.e. - the testator) has the right/freedom to deal with their estate...

Have You Been Left Out of a Will?

Filed under: Wills, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Administration of Estates, Inheritance Disputes, Estates, Wills, Estates and Succession Planning Law

Why you should make a will and appoint an executor.

The Rights and Responsibilities of the Executor

Filed under: Wills, Succession Planning, Administration of Estates, Inheritance Disputes, Enduring Power of Attorney, Wills, Estates and Succession Planning Law

THE ROLE of the executor is not one to be taken lightly. The executor must act upon the wishes of the testator by collecting assets, paying liabilities...

Elder Law - Elder Abuse

Filed under: Equity & Trusts, Superannuation & Elder Law, Powers of Attorney, Administration of Estates, Inheritance Disputes

One burgeoning area of the law that will affect us all in our old age is Elder Law, now seen as a discrete and specialised area of the law.

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