Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Dealing with Foreign Estates

March 10, 2016 We deal with matters involving deceased estates regularly, from disputes over inheritances, such as family provision claims, through to uncontested probate and administration matters. While matters of this nature are relatively straightforward, often there are larger issues within those matters that must be dealt with before a resolution can be achieved. One […]

Notions of Wider Net-Casting: Why It Can Pay to Sweat the Small Stuff

March 5, 2015 In a recent matter, two children were left behind by their father suddenly and tragically by reason of a terrible motorcycle accident. It was believed by some parts of the family that the accient was suicide, although this wasn’t generally accepted by all. The children still had their mother, although she was […]

How to Increase Your Inheritance Through Information

September 28, 2014 Recently we acted for a child of a deceased person in making a claim for family provision (another form of “contesting a Will”). The Will left our client with only 0.3% of the estate, providing the balance of 99.7% to her brother. As our client was an eligible person with needs, we […]