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Contesting an estate

It is often assumed that when you die, your Will has the final say as to where your assets pass and to whom. What you may not realise is that if someone believes they have not been adequately provided for by you at death, your Will may be challenged in Court. This type of claim is known as a family provision claim.   What is family provision and why can someone make a claim against my estate if I have a Will? Family provision is an application made to the Supreme Court for a portion or larger portion of a deceased person’s estate. A claim for family provision can be made...

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