Depression, Suicide & Separation – Contesting a Will

My husband was diagnosed with depression and committed suicide. We were separated and at the time had a mirrored Will. His family are now contesting his will as all the assets went to me. Do they have a case or will I be ok? Your husband’s family has two grounds to contest your husband’s Will. […]

Inheritance Dispute Case Study

Northern Beaches Lawyers recently successfully obtained a significant inheritance for our clients by negotiation without recourse to a Court case or litigation in circumstances where the clients had previously been advised by another lawyer that they would be unsuccessful. The daughter of our client approached Northern Beaches Lawyers concerned that her mother, herself and her […]

Disputing A Will – Your Chances of Success

If you are considering disputing a Will, it is important to obtain expert legal advice on your chances of success, prior to lodging a dispute with the Court. This consideration is extremely important as the consequences of commencing court proceedings without merit, can lead to you being liable to pay the other party’s legal costs […]

Contest, Challenge Or Disputing A Will? – You’ve Come To the Right Place!

If you’re looking for answers on how to Contest, Challenge or Dispute a Will, then you’ve come to the right place. Graeme Heckenberg Principle Lawyer at Northern Beaches Lawyers has been in practice for over 25 years, specialising in Wills and Estates. There are pros and cons in Challenging a Will, with a need to […]