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    VIC Beneficiary Disclaiming Benefit Through an Affidavit?

    My aunt is executor of will of my late grandmother's deceased estate which is given to me as the main beneficiary. I don't want it and want to distribute it to other family members. Can I disclaim a benefit by making an affidavit with the condition to have it distribute to others?
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    VIC Will Unfair to Siblings - What to Do?

    Hi all, So my mum passed away recently and she has 7 children in total. 1 child has been left as executor of will and has been left 1/7 of the estate. The remaining 6/7 of the estate is to be divided equally between 14 grandchildren (to be accessed only when they are 21). 9 of the grandkids...
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    NSW Accountability for the distribution of assets

    There are 3 Executors in the Estate whom I have had to communicate with by email only due to abuse and threats. All assets have been sold. I sold the car,with the other Executors consent, and provided a statement of asset and distribution to other 2 Executors. One of the Executors purchased...
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    VIC Legal Costs and Liability of Executors of Will?

    Can executors of will be made liable for any estate legal costs if a dispute goes through the courts and the legal fees end up being higher than the estate value?
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    NSW Executor of Will behaving like a criminal

    Hi. My father passed away in 2011. His brother was made executor of the will, my sister and I are beneficiaries on the will. The issues we have are as follows: *My fathers property was sold in 2014 and we didn’t know about it. * we have contacted his solicitor for a copy of the will in which...
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    NSW Bad Executor of will HELP

    My nephew was made as the executor of my mothers estate. In the beginning he started sending nasty messages & just being nasty in general. He told us to go to the funeral home to sort out funeral as it was "my mother". He was suppose to show up as he is the executor but he never. so we sorted...
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    WA Biased Executor of Will Not Letting Us Enter the Property?

    My father-in-law has just passed away. My husband and his brother are equal shared beneficiaries. We have been told we are not allowed to enter his house (does not own) until the brother and the executor of will (his daughter) are there. They live five hours away and will not be at the property...
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    VIC How to Gain Mother's Will Before Her Death?

    I am the executor of will for my mother and am moving interstate. She is now in aged care after moving from where she made the will. Am I able to get my mother's will before she has died? If not, what can be done?
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    NSW Lodger Changed Locks and is Denying Executor of Will?

    My Grandmother was admitted to hospital in December 2018 and transferred to an aged care facility in January 2019 where she passed away in March 2019. There has been Lodger residing at her home for some years who has taken an AVO out on my mother, one of the Executors, when she last visited my...
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    SA Executor of Will Selling Deceased Estate for Less Than Valued?

    Hi, My question is: My late father left a houseboat to his 5 children (2 from the1st marriage (#1), and 3 from the 2nd marriage(#2)). In the will, it states that if siblings #2 do not want to buy out siblings #1 within 12 months, the boat is to be sold. Anyway, the boat ended up being listed...