Probate & Deceased Estate Services Eltham

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 is ready to help Executors or Administrators with the Application to the Supreme Court of Victoria for a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration, and in distributing the Estate to beneficiaries according to the deceased’s Will.

“Probate” is a document that the Supreme Court of Victoria provides to validate a Will before an Executor can begin the process of calling in the assets of the deceased.

“Letters of Administration” is a similar process where there is no Will then the next of kin is appointed to administer the estate and to collect and distribute the assets of the estate in accordance with the legislation.

We at De Maria & Associates are here to provide expert counsel and guidance in what can be a challenging and intricate process, contingent on the nature and size 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 Eltham

The loss of someone close is always a tough time, and the complications of inheritance disputes can make it even more distressing.

Estate disputes can arise after the death of a loved one for a variety of reasons. These might include questions about the legitimacy of a Will, being omitted from a Will, contesting a Will, doubts about the mental capacity of the Will maker when the Will was signed, or if the Will was not properly executed.

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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