Wills & Estates

Deceased estates and inheritance disputes

4 Sep 2009

A good example of the motto “Get the right advice or pay the price!” is the case of Menzies v Marriott decided by the Supreme Court on 19 August 2009.

Estate Disputes – Claims by Second Spouses

14 Jul 2009

Challenges to estates by second spouses or de facto partners is a rapidly growing area of estate litigation.

Contesting a Will

29 Apr 2009

When a person passes away they have a right to leave their property to whomever they wish, being family or friends and for this reason they create a Will. The Will contains their final wishes and directions as to how to distribute their property. Read on to find out what’s involved in contesting a Will.

Estate Planning and Putting Your Personal Affairs in Order

29 Apr 2009

The tragic bushfires have touched us all. Recent events reinforce the message about estate planning and putting your personal affairs in order. None of us know what is around the corner.