Category Archives: Estates & Will Disputes

COURT DECISION UPHOLDS WILL

In the case of Sung v Malaxos (2015) NSWSC 186, the major asset in the deceased’s estate was his home at Lilyfield near Sydney Harbour, worth approximately $1.35 million.  In his Will, the deceased, aged 83 when he died, directed that the property be sold and that the sale proceeds be apportioned one-third to his […]

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Crisp orders – deceased estates

In Paradisis v Kekatos (2016) NSWSC 220, the deceased in his Will left to his wife of 28 years a “life interest” in the matrimonial home, and the rest of his estate was left to his three children from previous marriages.  His widow made a “family provision claim”, applying to the court for greater provision […]

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Wills

We have been helping clients produce their Wills for over 90 years. For those with straight-forward family structures and simple financial arrangements we can assist you to prepare your Will, often in conjunction with an Enduring Power of Attorney, for a quoted price. A properly drafted Will helps ensure  your wishes are carried out and that […]

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Will & Estate Disputes

Not receiving your fair share of an estate?There are good reasons why people will need to challenge an estate which include:the deceased failing to divide their estate fairly between their dependents and family;a Will being made at a time when the deceased didn’t have the necessary capacity;where the deceased was unduly influenced to sign a will that didn’t […]

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