Probate & Deceased Estates

Has someone in your life passed away leaving a Will? Has someone in your life passed away and not left a Will? Have you been appointed the Executor of someone's Estate? Are you a beneficiary of someone's Deceased Estate?

 

Ray Wehbe & Co can provide you with advice and assist you with all matters concerning Probate and Deceased Estates, including:

  • Interpreting the Will of the deceased in terms of estate laws

  • Advising executors and trustees in regard to their duties and rights

  • Informing government bodies including Centrelink and Veterans Affairs

  • Applying for Probate of the Will in the Supreme Court

  • Dealing with intestacy (where there is no Will)

  • Applying for Letters of Administration (if the Will is deemed invalid or is absent)

  • Identifying estate assets and liabilities

  • Obtaining valuations of estate property

  • Collecting estate financial assets including superannuation, bank funds, shares, outstanding loans, and insurance payouts

  • Selling or transferring estate property including estate auctions

  • Paying estate debts including mortgages, funeral costs, and testamentary expenses

  • Advising in regard to family and testamentary trusts

  • Administering trust funds

  • Distributing bequests and inheritances to beneficiaries

  • Organising information for estate tax returns

  • Family mediation and negotiation

  • Contesting wills and defending estate litigation in the Supreme Court

Contact us to arrange a consultation with one of our Parramatta Estate Lawyers.