When making a Will, it is important that it represents your wishes and is worded accordingly.
Our lawyers understand the importance of making a Will, so that it represents your wishes, ensuring peace of mind. It is important to have a valid will to ensure that your wishes are fulfilled and making the process for your family and loved ones much easier after your passing.
Drafting a will can be daunting and confronting however we aim to make the process as easy as possible for you. In the unfortunate event that someone passes without a Will, this is called dying intestate.
Do you feel that you should have been included in someone will and have been unjustly left out?
You can make a Part IV Application pursuant to the Administration and Probate Act 1958 Victoria in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Every case is different and each person’s situation is unique; however, you may be entitled to challenge a will if you are:
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Probate is essentially proving someone’s will and appointing the executor.
Without probate, an executor cannot fulfil their obligation of administrating and transferring the estate to the beneficiaries.
People often ask how long after probate is granted will you get your money. There is no simple answer, however after the grant of probate or letter of administration is received, it usually takes some days for a grant of probate to be processed and to transfer all the funds and property in an estate.
We strongly advise that you speak to a lawyer as soon as possible to begin the process of probate.
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