Estate planning is an important process that allows individuals to manage and distribute their assets according to their wishes. However, without careful consideration and proper guidance, individuals may encounter probate pitfalls that can delay the distribution of their estate, increase costs and cause unnecessary stress for their loved ones. This blog post explains some of the things to avoid when estate planning to ensure a smooth and efficient transition of assets.
Have you been named in someone's will, or feel that you should have been included? If so, you may be wondering if it is possible to contest the will. It is possible to do this in Australia, and there are various ways to proceed. So what do you need to know about the process?
The Requirements for Challenging a Will
Firstly, understand that the process could be arduous. Depending on the situation, it may be difficult to meet all of the requirements necessary for challenging a will.