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"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser...read more
Regardless of the type of estate dispute you find yourself involved in, whichever legal resolution process you end up choosing (or whichever...read more
Have you ever watched a child ‘negotiate’ with their parents? The child takes a position on what they want, and then they begin the nagging...read more
The most common form of contesting a will or estate is a claim for further provision, which is usually made by a family member close to the...read more
As our Australian population ages, more of our elderly are faced with managing their longevity while losing their mental capacities due to...read more
It is a common misunderstanding that a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration is necessary in every estate. By not pausing to get advice...read more
Knowing what to do when someone dies can be overwhelming. This blog is designed to help you work out what needs to be done first and what steps...read more
Whether you are a named executor or the person first entitled to administer the estate, you will have to decide whether you want to take on this responsibility or not.read more
The technical name for the person who takes on the role of administering an estate is the ‘legal personal representative’ because they...read more
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