There are strict time limits that apply for an eligible person to contest a Will. This blog explores what a family provision claim is, the time limit for an applicant to bring a claim against an estate, and factors that the court will take into consideration when determining whether that time limit should be extended.
The powers granted to an attorney under a Power of Attorney may be significant. This creates the risk that some attorneys may abuse their appointment for personal gain. We look at ways you may prevent an attorney from taking advantage of your Power of Attorney what to do if you suspect that they are taking advantage of their position.
In Victoria, an executor of a Will or administrator of an estate can be removed from the process of administering a deceased estate if they are considered unfit for their role or have not administered the deceased estate properly.
Wills for blended families take into consideration scenarios where you’ve separated and subsequently re-partnered, and you have children from a previous relationship and/or children/stepchildren with your current partner.