Carter & Ferguson Solicitors provides you with the assurance you need in an area of law which can be detailed and complex. From basic, cost effective wills to complex estate planning, you will rest easy knowing that your affairs are in order. We can assist you with:
Drafting & updating wills;
Applying for probate;
Assistance with claims against wills & estates
Deceased estate claims / defending deceased estates
Estate planning administration
Letters of Administration (in the event that a will is deemed invalid); and
Supreme Court estate litigation;
We always recommend keeping your will up to date as it makes distributing your estate far easier on your beneficiaries in what is already a hard enough time as it is.
Letters of Administration
In the some-what complicated event that a valid will has not been left, Carter & Ferguson Solicitors can assist you with applying for Letters of Administration to the Supreme Court of NSW. In these circumstances, there is legislation that details how an estate may be distributed and by whom. The Supreme Court can appoint an Administrator to distribute the estate under the Succession Act 2006.
Claims against an estate
If you expected to be a beneficiary of a will but have not been provided for, you can make a claim against the distribution of any estate, provided you can clearly set out reasons as to why you should be considered a beneficiary of the deceased estate.
Carter & Ferguson Solicitors can help you apply to the Supreme Court of NSW for Probate in instances where there is a valid will and you have been nominated as Executor of that will. The Supreme Court can then grant probate which authorises you to distribute the deceased estate in accordance with the provisions of the will.
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