Contested Wills and Estates Adelaide
It is also possible to challenge a Will on the basis that it has not made adequate provision for somebody who should have been better provided for in the Will and /or that it is in breach of some agreement that the deceased made while he or she was still alive.
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FAQs Click on the questions below to reveal the answer.
What happens if I am left out of the Will?
In most cases, the estate would also pay all of your legal costs incurred in challenging a Will.
Even if you have been included in the Will in a small way, you may have a claim for an increased amount.
What is my risk in taking action to contest a Will … what costs might I incur?
If it is decided to contest the Will, it is usual for the estate to pay the legal costs of each contesting party. This means the estate loses, not you. This is not automatic but is usual.
Is there a time limit for me to contest a Will?
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