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Spouse - De-Facto - Dependants : Unfair Will Solicitors
Our Litigation Lawyers Only Deal With Contested Probate And Disputed Wills
The law regarding unfair wills varies dependent on the state or territory however in general terms if a deceased fails to make provision for someone that might reasonably have expected to benefit from a will, then a challenge can be mounted in a court of law to redistribute the assets of the deceased to make reasonable provision for family and dependants. Application for relief is made by a solicitor to the local state or territory Supreme Court of Justice and there are time limits.
In most states and territories the following categories may make application to redistribute the assets of an estate where sufficient provision was not made under a will or where the intestacy rules exclude that person from benefiting where the deceased is intestate with no valid will :-
Whether or not a ‘de facto’ relationship exists will be determined by the court after consideration of the couples :-
In addition to the forgoing the court will also consider the following issues :-
Specialist Will Solicitors
Oue solicitors deal with challenging wills and contesting probate using the no win no fee scheme. If you would like free advice just complete and send the contact form or email our offices or use the helpline and a lawyer will speak to you on the phone with no further obligation.
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