Your will dispute experts
What can you expect from us?
When we accept to act on your case, being experts in the resolution of wills and all forms of family disputes, we will take care of the entire process for you - taking as much angst and stress out of what is often a highly emotional and stressful time.
We understand that the loss of a loved one raises emotional issues and can often drag up painful memories which can sometimes extend back over many years. We also understand sometimes how difficult it is to stand up for yourself and fight for your true entitlements. We get it. We will handle your claim and concerns individually, respectfully and supportively.
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Contesting a Will & Family Provision Claims
If you believe a will is valid but have received no or minimal provision from the estate, you may be eligible to make a family provision claim.
Letters of Administration
We can help you make an application for Letters of Administration or we can help you obtain a grant of Probate.
Defending a Will
If you are an executor or beneficiary of a will and have received notice that someone is contesting or challenging the will, we can help you defend it.
Call or meet with us
You call us or meet with us, either in person or over the telephone or via Skype or Wechat to discuss the nature of your dispute or grievance and we tell you whether you have grounds to contest or challenge the will or otherwise bring a claim against the deceased’s estate.
If we think there are grounds for you to challenge the will or otherwise bring a claim against the deceased’s estate, we will arrange an appointment to meet with you to obtain more details regarding your claim at our offices.
Best way forward
We will identify and then assess the size and nature of the deceased’s estate (and any competing claims) and then consider the best way to resolve your wills dispute.
We will prepare the necessary court documents including the necessary evidence confirming your relationship with the deceased, your financial circumstances and current and future needs and then file the relevant court documents on your behalf to formally commence legal proceedings.
We will conduct your case in Court in a way which ensures that the dispute is finalised as quickly as possible and a minimum of costs and fuss. In this area, it is generally compulsory for all matters to go to mediation before significant legal costs are incurred which we think is a really good thing!