How To Leave A Business In A Will In NSW How to leave a business in a Will, is something to be considered earlier rather than later especially if there are multiple assets involved. The first thing to do is to sit down and talk to your family about the options available for the business … Continue reading How To Leave A Business In A Will
Can Sydney Wills Lawyers Help In NSW Can Sydney Wills Lawyers help and take on the case if a lawyer who administered the Estate acted negligently? It is unfortunate but it can happen, a lawyer who is meant to be Administering a Deceased Estate acts negligently in fulfilling their duties. When this occurs the people … Continue reading Can Sydney Wills Lawyers Help?
Family Will Disputes In NSW Family Will Disputes was a recent Current Affair story that highlighted the issues that can happen after you die. Stories about families being torn apart over their inheritance and even worse, stories about how much these disputes cost each family member and how this cost comes out of their inheritance. … Continue reading Family Will Disputes
Main Reasons for Contesting a Will In NSW The main reasons for Contesting a Will of a loved one, can range from being left out of a Will to believing that the deceased did not understand what they were doing when they made their Will or needing the Court to clarify how the Will should … Continue reading Main Reasons For Contesting A Will
What Is The Interpretation of Personal Possessions In A Will? This has long been the subject of court decisions about what is included in “personal possessions” and how they are to be distributed to beneficiaries. A recent case in the New South Wales Supreme Court, Lowe v Lowe , examined the meaning of “personal effects” … Continue reading Interpretation of Personal Possessions In A Will
Contesting My Father’s Will In NSW? Contesting my father’s Will in NSW, will I have to go to Court? And will I have to pay court costs and legal fees? The two main questions that need to be considered when Contesting a Will are: (a) Am I an eligible person to Contest as defined in … Continue reading Contesting My Father’s Will
Battle of Wills – My husband died 6 months ago and left $150,000 to one of my sons and to the other, our holiday home. I feel that this is a little unfair given that the price of the house is worth approximately $400,000 – $500,000. As his widow am I able to Contest … Continue reading Battle of Wills
What is the Court process for Contesting a Will and is it Expensive? – There are a number of legal grounds available to Contest a Will, so the Court process and costs will vary depending on which legal ground is used. Family Provision Claim Court process and costs – A Family Provision Claim is a claim … Continue reading Court Process For Contesting a Will
Death, funeral expenses and contesting Wills and we thought that life was complicated! Here is a scenario that can cause dilemmas for many families. My father died and I have been left with the costs of his Funeral Expenses and the sale of his house. Sixty per cent of his Will has been left to … Continue reading Death, Funeral Expenses and Contesting Wills!
Same sex couples actually have the same rights as heterosexual couples when it comes to Estate Litigation. This is because of the definition of “eligible persons” under the Succession Act of New South Wales. Only people who fit into one or more of the various classes of “eligible persons” are able to make a claim … Continue reading Same Sex Couples and Estate Litigation!