WILL AND ESTATE DISPUTES

Contested issues in Estates

It is an unfortunate reality that many disputes arise as a result of the administration of an estate after the death of a loved one.

It is frequently the case that one or more of the spouse or children or dependants of the deceased consider that they have not been properly provided for by the last will of the deceased or perhaps, that the last will is not a true reflection of the deceased’s wishes, due to undue pressure while the will was being made, or due to a concern that the deceased did not have mental capacity to make a will at the time.

We have written detailed articles covering many of the issues that arise at this time. Please review them at our blog section.

Whether you are an executor trying to complete his or her obligations under a will, and wish to ensure that your actions are not subject to legal challenge, or if you are a person who is concerned that merely following the terms of the existing will lead to injustice, we have the experience and knowledge to help. Contact Us Today.

CONTACTS FOR THIS AREA OF LAW
Andrew Smyth

Andrew Smyth

Commercial Law Court Work & Litigation Family & De Facto Law Wills and Estates
Andrew is the managing partner of the firm, and practises primarily in estate planning and administration and business and personal structuring, focussing on complex and high…
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Sean Powell

Sean Powell

Court Work & Litigation Wills and Estates
Sean specialises in estate disputes, estate administration and estate planning, with a particular emphasis on contested wills. In line with his Succession Law focus, he has…
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Christine Smyth

Christine Smyth

Court Work & Litigation Wills and Estates
Christine is a strategist! Her passion is succession and elder law, allied with meticulous and detailed knowledge of the law Christine is one of the foremost…
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Chris Kohler

Chris Kohler

Court Work & Litigation Wills and Estates
Chris is a senior litigation solicitor, specialising in resolving commercial disputes and deceased estate disputes. His 30 years of experience in litigation have seen him resolve…
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Isabella Phillips

Isabella Phillips

Court Work & Litigation Family & De Facto Law Wills and Estates
Bell is a solicitor in our Succession & Litigation team and has taken to specialising in estate litigation. Bell graduated from Bond University with a double degree in…
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Racquel Clark

Racquel Clark

Court Work & Litigation Family & De Facto Law Wills and Estates
Racquel completed her Bachelor of Laws specialising in Legal Practice at Bond University in May 2022. Having recently commenced studying her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice…
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