Probate & Deceased Estate Services Kangaroo Ground

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.

“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 corresponding process employed when no Will is present. In such cases, the next of kin is entrusted with the administration of the estate, and the collection and distribution of assets in compliance with 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 Kangaroo Ground

Regrettably, the passing of a loved one is a challenging period, and disputes over inheritance can exacerbate the situation.

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 feel you’ve been unjustly omitted from a Will, or if you think your portion of the estate is not adequate, our team can help you challenge or contest the Will to achieve a fair resolution (limitations 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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