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  1. J

    VIC Probate

    My question is my father passed away just over a year ago my sister and I are the only beneficiaries He died in nsw my uncle is executor His bank account was in Victoria It was not a lot in the estate my uncle engaged a nsw solicitor I asked where was going to probate to receive an email...
  2. N

    WA Mutual wills

    Husband and wife have two children, they have mutual wills that leave 100% of their assets to one another, can the children make claims to the estate through the family provision act when the first parent dies? Or as long as the mutual will stipulated that the surviving spouse will leave...
  3. C

    WA Negotiating with Bankruptcy Trustees?

    I am half way through a personal bankruptcy that resulted from my company going into liquidation. I worked really hard for over three decades. My dad has passed and potentially left me around $300,000. In the will which was made over 10 years ago when we were estranged, he has included a...
  4. W

    NSW How do I stop in-law gaining property

    Hello, my parents recently have passed away and have left their home to me and my sibling equal share. I have always lived in the home and my sibling has moved out and is married. My sibling has agreed to leave the house to me in a will if my sibling were to pass away. My sibling's spouse now...
  5. H

    VIC Last Will vs old Wills problems

    Dear all, my mum passed away recently. She has done a will with a lawyer about a month ago before she died. But few days ago before she died, she did another will using will kit and got it property signed and witnessed while she was in hospital and this will is her last will. I went see the...
  6. DaniDee

    QLD Capacity, Wills, Probate & Scheming Wife

    TIA for reading my post Scenario: Family conflict - Adult son advises father that he is unable to visit family house anymore due to father's 2nd wife's excessive controlling, shaming, humiliation & criticism. Feb 2011 - Father starts having memory and cognitive issues, goes to Dr and is...
  7. David Chang

    NSW Nursing Home RAD without Wills

    Dad's condition has deteriorate significantly in the nursing home; his eyes (glaucoma) is getting worst and he unable to sit up hence we have serious concern of him signing any wills. Mom has put most of her retirement money towards his RAD and when he dies, my understanding the money will go...
  8. O

    QLD Validity of Wills whilst living in different states/overseas

    Can you please advise of the validity of Wills while living in a different state or overseas from where the Will was originally prepared. For example. We had a Will prepared in Victoria 2 years ago as we were working there at the time. Subsequent to this we have been living overseas in Germany...
  9. O

    VIC Mother stole/acquired money I inherited

    I am not quite sure which area of law this falls under—family, property, criminal, wills and estates, or otherwise—so please point me in the right direction if I've posted this in the wrong place. I was one of six beneficiaries, in addition to my mother’s five siblings, to my late grandmother's...
  10. T

    WA Challenging Executor Benefiting Themselves

    Preface: To avoid wasting anyone's time the following needs to be disclosed. The following is a bit lengthy but I have experienced submitting brief outlines always result in a 'more information please'. I understand the difficulties inherent in having an executor removed. I also understand the...