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?
Probate and Letters of Administration in NSW – What is The Difference? Probate and Letters of Administration are terminologies used in Wills and Estate Law. There are lots of different legal terms used in Wills and Estates, which can make it confusing. Two of these legal terms are Probate and Letters of Administration and they … Continue reading Probate and Letters of Administration – What is The Difference
Process of Probate in NSW Process of Probate includes applying to the Supreme Court of New South Wales for the Will of the deceased to be declared a valid legal document, allowing the assets in the deceased Estate to be gathered in by the Executor, liabilities paid and the deceased Estate distributed to the beneficiaries … Continue reading Process of Probate – Lawyers Sydney
What happens when an Estate is insolvent in NSW? Estate is insolvent in NSW when the liabilities of the deceased Estate are greater that the assets of the Estate. When a person dies it is the duty of the Executor named in their Will (or appointed by the Court if the deceased did not leave … Continue reading What Happens When An Estate Is Insolvent?
Grant Of Representation Probate Lawyers Sydney NSW Grant of Representation is also known as a Grant of Probate and it is the official legal document from the Court that allows a person, usually the Executor named in the Will of the deceased, to deal with the assets of a deceased Estate. The usual process after … Continue reading Grant of Representation – Sydney Probate Lawyers
Probate difficulties In NSW? Probate can come with a few difficulties! Probate is the formal application that is made to the Court after a person has died. The purpose of the application to the Court is to establish the validity of the Will of the deceased so that the Executors named in the Wil,l can … Continue reading Probate Difficulties
What To Do When A Parent Dies in NSW What to do when a parent dies, can be one of the hardest situations to experience. As well as dealing with the loss of a loved one, you may also have to deal and handle the effect of their death, which may include, ensuring that the … Continue reading What To Do When A Parent Dies!
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
Inheritance Tax, commonly referred to as “death duties”, has not applied in Australia since 1981. Despite abolishing Inheritance Tax, there are still a number of taxes, that may impact on you if you receive an inheritance from a deceased Estate. Capital Gains Tax If you inherit shares or real estate then Capital Gains Tax may … Continue reading Death Duties In Australia!
If you believe that you have been treated unfairly in a Will, then you need to take action. Eligible persons, such as children, partners and dependents, are able to appeal to the Court if they believe they have been unfairly treated in a Will. In New South Wales such claims are referred to as “family … Continue reading Have You Been Treated Unfairly In A Will?