Our Estate Disputes team is led by Stephanie Rendell. The team provide expert advice on contesting, challenging or defending a Will and other matters regarding the value of the estate.
In Victoria, it is possible to contest/challenge a Will in some cases. The requirements and time limits for making a claim depend on the reason why you dispute the Will. The most common reasons include where:
If someone close to you has passed away, you may have some concerns about how their estate will be managed and distributed. Peter Sgro and the RNG Lawyers disputes team can advise you if you are concerned that:
The team can assist you to make claim and protect your entitlements. We can represent you throughout the process including at mediation and Court.
We can also assist you if you have concerns about matters that occurred before the deceased passed away, such as the sale or gift of a property.