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Posted on 18 May 2020

Death of a spouse or De Facto partner – Final distribution of property

When married couples or de facto couples separate typically the question of distributing property between them arises. In some cases parties can reach agreement about such distribution but failing agreement parties are likely to…

Posted on 14 May 2020

Deceased Estates – Guide for Executors/Administrators

We have prepared a guide to assist executors (or administrators) as to their responsibilities when acting in the estate of a deceased parent. Click here to view the full guide

Posted on 4 Jan 2010

Probate – Deceased Estates

What is “Probate”? Probate is the process of proving and registering with the Supreme Court the last Will of a deceased person. Someone needs to deal with the deceased’s assets and liabilities and the…

Posted on 4 Jan 2010

Disputing a Will

“Testator’s Family Maintenance” The freedom to make a Will It is said that it is one of the freedoms of our society that a person is free to dispose of their assets by their…