The loss of a loved one can be a difficult time for many families. However, complications can arise when it comes to dividing the deceased estate. There are instances where family members may want to challenge the will, either due to feeling unfairly treated or due to valid concerns about the validity of the will. So, if you'd like to look at this option, what are some of the circumstances under which you can challenge a deceased estate?
21 April 2023
If you have been injured in an accident, you may be wondering whether it is worth it to hire a personal injury lawyer. While the decision ultimately depends on your individual circumstances, there are several good reasons to consider hiring a personal injury lawyer to help you with your case. A personal injury lawyer will help you to get the compensation that you are entitled to. If you have been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages.
19 December 2022
Facing a criminal charge can feel daunting. It isn't an everyday occurrence for most people, so when it happens it's natural to feel confused. If you feel as though the criminal justice system is a mystery, you're not alone. Clearing up some of those myths can help make the process feel clearer. Legal Aid There are many countries around the world where legal aid is a guarantee. Legal aid ensures that you receive funding for the crime you are accused of.
11 October 2022
If you are buying property for the first time, you may come across plenty of legal jargon. Some of these terms are quite easy to understand, while others could be confusing, and you may be scratching your head if you've discovered several definitions of "title." So, what do you need to know about these different interpretations and how they may affect you going forward? Understanding The Definition Of The Title
17 June 2022
If you want to become involved in property ownership from a commercial perspective, you may have seen many opportunities in your local area. In particular, you may have noticed that a unit has become available in a shopping centre, and this looks as if it could be perfect for a specific venture. Yet why do you need to exercise particular care here, and what types of problems could you encounter?
27 October 2021
It is far from unusual for a married couple in Australia to jointly own a property. They may have gladly agreed to do so during the early days of the marriage, but unfortunately, they may no longer see eye to eye. If things have subsequently progressed to divorce, what will happen to the property? Joint Tenancy There are several ways to buy a property under joint ownership, but by far, the most common is known as a "
27 October 2021
In the movies, couples sue each other for sole custody for the slightest reason. However, this is not the case in reality. If you live in Australia, read the information below on sole custody and how a family law solicitor can help out with the issue. What Is Sole Custody? Sole custody is when a court grants one parent absolute rights to their children. Typically, people who file for sole custody fear for their children's safety when they are with their former partner.
25 August 2021
The primary reason why people write wills is to ensure that their families get clear and precise instructions on how to share property after they die. For example, if someone has a large estate, they should consider creating a will to guide the family in sharing assets. Your loved ones might have to endure tedious court battles before resolving the matter if they try to contest your will. Here are three instances when the will disputes are likely to arise and how a lawyer could help resolve them.
17 May 2021
Having a well-articulated will or estate plan eliminates disputes among your family members when you pass away. While the importance of writing the document is undeniable, you must do it per the law. Failing to do this might lead to the invalidation of your will by the probate court. When that happens, your hard-earned estates and money may end up in the wrong hands. Thus, drafting your will or estate plan correctly is quite critical.
23 February 2021
If you've been having difficulties with a relationship and have come to the end of your tether, you may be keen to file for divorce. Yet your former partner may have other ideas and may want to avoid the situation altogether. If they've gone underground and you don't know where they are, can you just go ahead with the divorce anyway, or is there more to it than that? Fair Chance
30 October 2020