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NSW Can I Contest a Will?

Discussion in 'Wills and Estate Planning Law Forum' started by abbey, 18 October 2015.

  1. abbey

    abbey Member

    18 October 2015
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    My father passed away 15 years ago and recently his mother passed away and did not include my sister or myself in the will. Would we be able to contest the will to receive my fathers share of any inheritance or would we be eligible to claim as we are her grand children?

    How do we go about getting details of the will and inheritance allocation?

    I should also point out that we did not have a great deal of contact with her after my father passed so I don't know if this has any bearings on our eligibility.

    Thank you kindly for your time
  2. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer
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    28 April 2014
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    This is called "making a family provision claim".
    There are many technicalities, ifs, and buts.
    You may find it most helpful to speak to a solicitor who works in the field.
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