The thought of challenging a Will is challenging enough! Our experienced wills & estate lawyers can assist you through the Will dispute process. Contact us if you believe that you should have been included in a Will but haven't or if insufficient provision has been made for you, or you are an executor or beneficiary and are disputing the terms of the Will.
A Will may be contested if the Will is found to be invalid on the basis that:
The Will may also be challenged if someone thinks that should have been provided for or if they have not been provided for adequately.
In order to contest a Will or apply to the Court for a larger share of an estate, a person needs to be eligible to do so. Amendments to the Administration and Probate Act 1958 commenced on 1 January 2015 creating eligibility requirements for family provision claims by specifying classes of persons eligible to apply for provision. Who can contest a Will.
Our wills, estates and probate lawyers are located at both our Melbourne office and our Mount Waverley office, a South Eastern suburb of Melbourne.
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