If you have been left out of a Will or Estate, or have not received an inheritance you may be able to contest the will in the Supreme Court of New South Wales by way of Family Provision Claim which is brought under Chapter 3 of the Succession Act 2006 (NSW). If you live in or near Penrith, Amanda Little & Associates are your experienced estate lawyer team that can help you win your disputed will case.
Common questions from our clients are:
- How can I get a copy of the Will?
- What are my entitlements in the Deceased Estate?
- Can I contest the Will?
- Is it hard to contest a Will?
- How much time do I have to contest the Will/is there a time limit?
- What is a Family Provision Claim?
- Can I contest the Will after Probate is granted in the NSW Supreme Court?
- I don’t believe the Will was valid, what can I do?
Who can contest a will/estate?
To contest an estate, you must be an eligible person
- Surviving husband or wife of the deceased person;
- A person who was living in a de-facto relationship with the deceased person;
- A child of a deceased person, including an adopted child;
- A former divorced husband or wife of the deceased;
- A person who was:
- Wholly or partly dependent on the deceased person; or
- A member of the household of the deceased person.
- A person who was in a close relationship with the deceased person.