Your Will is confidential. It is entirely a matter for you where it is kept so it is safe and can be located. There is no Government register of Wills made in Queensland. It is not uncommon … [Read more...] about But Where’s the Will….?
Contesting a Will
Divorce, ending a de facto relationship or ending a civil partnership can be emotionally difficult but have you ever thought what happens to your Will if these events occur? Under the Succession … [Read more...] about Is It The End Or Just The Beginning…
Consider this scenario: You have 2 children. Child A and Child B. Child A has one child (your grandchild). You give your estate equally to Child A and Child B in your Will. If Child A … [Read more...] about DO YOU REALLY WANT THE GRANDCHILDREN TO INHERIT?
At Kruger Law, we often receive questions about Estate and Probate disputes. This article answers some of the more common ones. Question 1: Can I challenge a Will if I have been left out of … [Read more...] about Been Left Out Of A Will?
What does a little old lady, her Sydney Harbour mansions, her neighbours and a promise have in common? The Supreme Court of New South Wales recently had to consider that very point! The Court … [Read more...] about A promise is a promise… or is it made to be broken?
This is the sixth in our series of articles on the uncertainties of death. Myth – “My new partner’s children can’t challenge my Will…. Right?” Wrong! There are many misconceptions in relation … [Read more...] about Can my new partner’s children challenge my Will?
This is the second in our series answering common questions about Estate and Probate disputes. Challenging the validity of a Will is different to challenging a distribution under a Will - which was … [Read more...] about The Will’s not valid!!!
The Supreme Court of New South Wales recently decided a claim made against the estate of Dr. William Garrett. Dr. Garrett was one of Australia’s most outstanding scientists. Among his many … [Read more...] about Don’t let a few beers at the pub cost you your house!
In Queensland, there are three main categories of people who can contest a Will. The spouse, the child and the dependant. Families come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and with blended families … [Read more...] about Can my step-children contest my Will?