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Posted on 4 Jun 2020

Challenges to a Will by Adult Children

How relevant is the concept of achieving equality between children? It is not uncommon when a person seeks to challenge the provisions of a Will for those responsible for administering the estate, and for…

Posted on 3 Jun 2020

COVID-19 – New Regulations to enable witnessing of legal documents

The Victorian Government has enacted regulations to overcome the problems encountered in signing legal documents during the Coronavirus. Prior to the regulations formal requirements for executing Wills and Powers of Attorney required the client,…

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…