Will Disputes – Brazel Moore Lawyers

Gosford, Central Coast

If you feel you have a right to an inheritance, but have been left out of a will, or if you are involved in a dispute over a deceased estate, you want practical, cost effective advice.

At Brazel Moore Lawyers we have expert lawyers specialising in Challenging Wills.  We understand how traumatic it can be to lose a loved one and then find you have been unfairly treated under a Will in the division of the Estate.

Are you an eligible person who may be able to contest a Will?

Will DisputesThere are several eligible people who can Challenge a Will.  They are –

  1. A Spouse (married or defacto);
  2. A Former Spouse;
  3. A Child;
  4. A Grandchild (need to show previously dependency);
  5. Another person normally a member of the household (need to show previous dependency); and
  6. A person living in a close personal relationship.

There are 2 broad types of challenges that may be made against Wills.  They are –

  • The Will is invalid because of –
    • Lack of Testamentary Capacity; or
    • Coercion, Duress or undue influence; and
  • A Family Provision Claim.

There is no time limit to challenge an invalid Will but there is a strict time limit of 12 months to commence Court Proceedings for a Family Provision Claim.

Challenging a Will can be a complex area of law and you need to know where you stand with clear legal advice from an Estate Lawyer specialising in Will Disputes.

Our Experienced team of Lawyers have been helping people of the Central Coast in Family Provision Claims since 1981.  We have the expertise you need.  At Brazel Moore Lawyers you’ll receive the compassion you need from experts in inheritance law Call Geoff Brazel now free call 1800 891 691 for a free, no obligation, chat on the phone to find out where you stand.

Or why not book in for one of our upcoming Free Challenging Wills Seminars at https://brazelmoorelawyers.com.au/events/free-challenging-wills-seminar-17/