When is Probate not required?
Probate & Estates
Wills & Estates Lawyer Sarah Slattery discusses the situations where Probate is not required in order for the Executor to administer a deceased estate.
Sarah is an Associate Lawyer in our Wills and Estates team. She is dedicated to achieving successful outcomes for her clients in a cost-effective and timely manner.
She has experience providing advice on a range of matters, including:
Whether your superannuation nest egg is small or large, chances are that you would like it to be passed on to your family or other beneficiaries. Unfortunately, the arrangements for superannuation are not always that simple, as Wills & Estates Lawyer, Sarah Slattery explains.
A Probate Caveat is a legal notice that essentially acts as a warning to the Supreme Court against issuing a grant of Probate until there is confidence in a basis for believing the validity of the Will being put forward by the executor of the estate, as Sarah Slattery explains.
According to the World Health Organisation, around 1 in 6 people over the age of 60 have experienced some form of abuse in community settings during the past year. Unfortunately, the rates of abuse increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, and may continue to increase with an aging population. Sarah Slattery explains.
When contemplating putting together an estate plan, an important aspect to consider is the personal circumstances of the prospective beneficiaries of your Will. Setting up a a Special Disabilty Trust can assist a beneficiary to manage their inheritance. Lawyer Sarah Slattery explains.