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Making a claim for further provision – one way to contest an estate

The most common form of contesting a will or estate is a claim for further provision, which is usually made ...
suspicious Will

Contesting a suspicious will for lack of capacity or undue influence

As our Australian population ages, more of our elderly are faced with managing their longevity while losing their mental capacities ...
Grant of Probate

What is a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration – and is it needed?

It is a common misunderstanding that a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration is necessary in every estate. By ...
What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies – emergency steps

Knowing what to do when someone dies can be overwhelming. This blog is designed to help you work out what ...
Executor or Administrator?

Should I take on the role of Executor or Administrator of an Estate?

Whether you are a named executor or the person first entitled to administer the estate, you will have to decide ...
Estate Administration

Who takes on the Estate Administration (where there is a will and where there is not)?

The technical name for the person who takes on the role of administering an estate is the ‘legal personal representative’ ...

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