VIC Wife wanting to Contest a will

Discussion in 'Wills and Estate Planning Law Forum' started by Donaldretv, 8 August 2019.

  1. Donaldretv

    Donaldretv Member

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    My wifes Father past away she never met him and he is not on the birth certificate . He has his own family to another marriage, can my wife contest this will all she has is a legal declaration that he is the father .
     
  2. winston wolf

    winston wolf Well-Known Member

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    As a child of the deceases she can challenge the will(Family Provision claim). Expect DNA proof to be asked for if there is any uncertainty. Success will depend on the details.
     
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