Probate & Deceased Estate Services Yallambie

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.

We offer assistance to Executors or Administrators in applying to the Supreme Court of Victoria for a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration, and in the estate distribution process, adhering to the terms of the deceased’s Will.

The term “Probate” refers to a document issued by the Supreme Court of Victoria to authenticate a Will, facilitating the Executor in starting the procedure of accumulating 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 Yallambie

It’s an unfortunate reality that the death of someone dear can be a tough period, and inheritance quarrels can further complicate matters.

Disputes over estates can occur after a loved one’s passing for several reasons. These may include questioning the legality of a Will, being left out of a Will, challenging a Will, the mental ability of the Will’s creator at the time of signing, or the Will not being 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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