Disputing A Will – What’s Involved?
Disputing a Will can be a complex and emotionally charged process, requiring the expertise of experienced legal professionals. On the Fraser Coast, Geldard Sherrington Lawyers gives expert advice to those facing the intricacies of a contested Will. Let’s take a closer look into the world of disputing wills and understand how the dedicated team at Geldard Sherrington can guide you through this challenging issue.
Understanding the Grounds for Disputing Wills
When it comes to disputing a Will, several grounds can be considered. These may include claims of inadequate provision, undue influence, fraud, or testamentary incapacity. Geldard Sherrington Lawyers possess a deep understanding of the nuanced legal framework surrounding a Will disputes in Queensland and can help clients navigate the eligibility criteria for a successful claim.
Inadequate Provision Claims
One common reason for disputing a Will is when a potential beneficiary believes they have not been adequately provided for. Geldard Sherrington’s experienced lawyers can assess the situation, considering factors such as the financial needs of the claimant, the deceased’s relationship with the claimant, and the overall size of the estate, and provide expert legal advice and assistance.
Undue Influence and Fraudulent Wills
Disputes may arise if there are suspicions of undue influence or fraud surrounding the creation or amendment of a Will. Geldard Sherrington’s legal experts meticulously investigate such claims, to ensure that justice prevails and the true intentions of the deceased are upheld.
Testamentary Incapacity Concerns
A will may be disputed if there are doubts about the mental capacity of the testator at the time of creating the will. Geldard Sherrington Lawyers collaborate with medical professionals and expert witnesses to build a strong case, thoroughly examining medical records and other relevant evidence.
Navigating the Legal Process with Geldard Sherrington
Geldard Sherrington Lawyers, situated on the stunning Fraser Coast, pride themselves on their client-first approach. From the initial consultation to the resolution of the dispute, clients receive personalised attention, ensuring they are informed and empowered throughout the legal journey.
Want to know More?
Speak to our experienced legal team at Geldard Sherrington Lawyers. We can guide you through the legal process and explain your rights. Email or call us on 07 4194 5422 to book a consultation. View our entire service range online.