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?
Contesting a Will
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?