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WILL DISPUTES AND
ESTATE CLAIMS

Imagine if a family member or loved one has passed away and you have not been provided with adequate provision from the Deceased’s Estate for your proper maintenance and support. We offer you expert knowledge in challenging the Deceased’s Will and/or Estate and we have considerable expertise in instigating Part IV Testator Family Maintenance (under the Administration and Probate Act 1958 (Cth)) claims to maximise your entitlements. We understand that Estate matters are complex issues that require the utmost attention and technical expertise, which is why our efficient Estates team will always be able to provide a dedicated approach to your case to ascertain the key issues and determine the best way forward.

Our skilled Estates team has worked in all matters of Estate litigation, including the following areas:
  • Disputing the validity of a Will by reason of fraud, duress or doubt as to the Testator’s mental and testamentary capacity.
  • Maintaining the validity of a Will by reason of the Testator’s mental and testamentary capacity as confirmed by medical letters/reports.
  • Initiating proceedings against the Deceased’s Estate if you were left out of a Will and you seek adequate provision from the Estate, or if you were included in a Will but you were not adequately provided for.
  • Defending claims made against the Deceased Estate.