Will claim – who can make a claim?

Not everyone can make a will claim. To learn about the basics of a will claim, click here. In my last update, I outlined the basics of a will claim.  In this update, I will talk about who has the right to make a will challenge in Western Australia. The Act limits the right to lodge.. read more →

Will challenge – the basics

Knowing the basics about making a will challenge will save stress at a difficult time. The death of a loved one is always stressful, and that stress can multiply when the contents of the deceased’s will are revealed.  Knowing the basics about making a will challenge will save stress at a difficult time. Traditionally, a.. read more →

Contested Wills and the New Spouse

How is a Family Provision Act claim decided when there is a spouse from a new relationship and children from an old relationship? It is not uncommon for people to have been in more than one long-term relationship in their lifetime, particularly if their former relationship (either a formal marriage or a defacto relationship) ended.. read more →

Advanced Health Directives and Enduring Powers of Guardianship

Planning for the inevitable and the unlikely. Ask yourself these questions: Have you ever thought about what would happen in the event that you were in a serious car accident or suddenly became incapacitated by serious illness? Do you have a clear view as to what sort of treatment you would consent to and in.. read more →