What is there is a Dispute?

Despite best intentions, disputes often arise within estates. The dispute may be between executors or may be a challenge to the will by a beneficiary. In the event of a dispute, it is essential that all parties seek legal advice, so that the dispute can be resolved as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.

Disputes can often be resolved by the parties without the need for court proceedings.

Learn more about when a will can be challenged.

Resources & FAQs

Answers to common questions in
relation to the expertise.

Executor duties

An executor is the person named in the deceased testator’s Will as the person they want to be in charge of dealing with their estate after their death.


Testamentary Capacity and Soundness of Mind – Recent New South Wales Court of Appeal decision

A recent case in the New South Wales Court of Appeal has considered the circumstances in which a person may lack the capacity to make a Will.


Deceased Estates – what do you need to do?

If you know someone who has passed away, there is an important series of steps to be followed to deal with what they leave behind.