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
What are Dependent Support Claims in Contested Wills in NSW? Dependent Support Claims in Contested Wills, are claims made against a deceased Estate by dependents of the deceased. They are generally made by adults -being either adult children, step children or grandchildren of the deceased under the family provision claim section of the Succession Act. … Continue reading Dependent Support Claims in Contested Wills
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
Can I Inherit A Larger Share Of My Parents Estate in NSW? Can I inherit a larger share of my parents Estate, I have given up my job to do this, whereas my siblings are still living in their own homes and have full time jobs. Caring for elderly parents can be a full time … Continue reading Can I Inherit A Larger Share?
Talking Wills With My Parents in NSW Talking Wills with your parents is an individuals choice. Most families avoid these types of discussions as they can be uncomfortable, but by asking these questions, families can be better prepared when a family member passes and have a better understanding of what their wishes are after they … Continue reading Talking Wills With Your Parents!
Succession Act and Challenging A Will In NSW In most States of Australia legislation is in place to assist people in challenging a Will. In New South Wales this legislation is called the Succession Act. The Succession Act sets out who and how a person can Challenge a Will. Under the Act only people who … Continue reading Succession Act and Challenging A Will
Who Pays For A Family Provision Claim and What Is It? Family provision claims are claims made by a person against a deceased Estate where they have not been included in the deceased’s Will or when they believe they should have received a greater share of the deceased’s Estate. A family provision claim can only be made by … Continue reading Family Provision Claim – What is it?