Probate & Deceased Estate Services Briar Hill

De Maria & Associates offer Probate and Deceased Estate services in the Northern Suburbs including Doreen, Mill Park, Whittlesea, Bundoora, Diamond Creek, Wollert, Hurstbridge, South Morang and Epping.

Our team can assist Executors or Administrators in an Application in the Supreme Court of Victoria for a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration and distribution of the Estate to the beneficiaries in accordance with the deceaseds’ Will.

The Supreme Court of Victoria offers “Probate,” a document that verifies a Will, empowering the Executor to start the process of collecting the deceased’s assets.

In the absence of a Will, the “Letters of Administration” process is instigated. Here, the next of kin is appointed to administer the estate, collecting and allocating the estate’s assets as per the law.

De Maria & Associates stands ready to offer professional guidance and support in this potentially complex and taxing process, which depends on the nature and scope of the deceased’s estate.

We offer the following expertise:

  • Mediation
  • Lodging Caveats
  • Removal of Executors
  • Family Provision Claims
  • Deceased Estate Litigation
  • Challenging or Defending a Will
  • Unequal division of assets between beneficiaries
  • Part IV Claims of the Administration & Probate Act (1958)
  • Issuing a Testators Family Maintenance Claim

Estate Disputes Near Briar Hill

Sadly, when someone close to you passes away it is a difficult time. Inheritance disputes can make the situation even more difficult.

Many issues can trigger disputes over estates after a loved one has passed away. Such issues might include the validity of a Will, being excluded from a Will, a challenge to a Will, concerns about the mental capacity of the person who made the Will at the time it was signed, or incorrect execution of the Will.

If you have been left out of a Will or you believe your share of the estate is inadequate, our firm can assist you in challenging or contesting the Will to obtain you a fair settlement (limitation may apply).

We offer the following expertise:

  • Intestacy
  • Life Interest
  • Grant of Probate
  • Letters Of Administration
  • Estate Administration
  • Survivorship Application
  • Lodging and/or removal of Caveats
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