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
Domicile Issues In Contested Wills In NSW Domicile is defined as the country that a person treats as their permanent home or lives in or has a connection with. Where a person is domiciled is an important aspect of Wills and Estates law as it can affect where and how the assets of the deceased … Continue reading Domicile Issues In Contested Wills
Complex Wills and Planning for the Future In NSW Complex Wills and planning for the future is a sign of the times! As families get more complex in their make-up so does Wills and Estates Planning. This is because your Will and your Estate will need to potentially take into account ex partners, step children, … Continue reading Complex Wills and Planning For The Future
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
Challenging A Will In The Supreme Court In NSW Challenging a Will in the Supreme court will depend on the type of Will Challenge involved. There are a number of avenues to challenge a Will including family provision claims, a lack of testamentary capacity by the Will maker, fraud, undue influence or a need to … Continue reading Challenging A Will In The Supreme Court
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?
Inheriting Property In Australia Inheriting Property in Australia even if you are living in another country is not longer a problem. Times have changed and it is now easier than ever for people to live in countries different from where they were born. This often raises the question of what happens if you are living in … Continue reading Inheriting Property