Disputed Estates

Certain persons, such as spouses, de facto partners, children, grandchildren and step-children, can (in some circumstances) dispute the distribution of your deceased estate if they feel that you have not adequately provided for their needs in your Will. This means that your estate may not be divided in accordance with your instructions. It is important to have a Will that minimises the risk of such disputes occurring.

Have you been unexpectedly left out of a Will?

There are always stories in the news of family breakups as a result of a disputed estate. If you or a family member believe you have not been adequately provided for, we can assist you and protect your interests accordingly.

If you are unsure of your rights or potential to claim, the estate planning team at Lynn & Brown Lawyers can help you. Simply call us today to arrange an appointment.

Other Estate Planning & Deceased Estates Services

The Executor is responsible for the proper finalisation of the expenses of the estate…
If a person dies intestate, the intestacy legislation determines the distribution of…
A written declaration whereby you appoint an Executor to administer your estate…
If through illness or accident, you lose the capacity to make decisions for yourself…

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Frequently Asked Questions

In Australia surveys show that about 60% of adults do not have a valid Will in place. If you do not have a valid, or up to date Will, you or family may experience the following difficulties: Your property may not go to the people you want it to go

Contact us today for an appointment with one of our lawyers. They will be pleased to assist you to create a Will suited to your circumstances.

Some of the key reasons for preparing a Will are: To ensure that your estate goes to the people that you want and need to provide for. To avoid your estate going to people that you may not want it to go to. To minimise the risk of having a

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