If you are appointed as an executor of a deceased estate, we will partner with you to apply for probate or letters of administration and guide you through the estate administration process to collect and distribute the estate.
Disputes in relation to wills are becoming increasingly common, particularly with challenges to wills. We regularly assists executors in defending claims brought by others against the estate.
We can also provide advice to people who believe that they have been unfairly treated under a family-member’s will, as to whether they have a realistic chance of succeeding if a claim is brought. If it is determined that some action is justified, we regularly assist to commence negotiations and, if necessary, to bring a formal claim against the estate.
Estate administration and disputes can often be stressful for families and all parties involved. Our team has considerable experience in dealing with these sensitive matters and will guide you through each step of the process.