Contesting, challenging or defending a Will


Have you been left out of a Will? 


Should you be entitled to a larger bequest in an Estate?

At Linda Emery & Associates, we can provide you with expert legal advice as to whether you are eligible to challenge a Will and whether the Will contains unfair provisions or inadequate provision for you.

Linda Emery is a Gosford based Lawyer with over 30 years experience to help guide you in these important decisions.

You need to be an eligible person in order to challenge a Will. This can include a spouse, former spouse, de facto partner, children, step-children, grandchildren or members of the deceased’s household who were dependant on the deceased. There are conditions on whether you can make a claim and you need to contact Linda Emery & Associates to obtain this expert legal advice.

Can I challenge a Will?

In some circumstances, you can challenge a Will where there is:

1. Undue influence.

2. Fraud.

3. Forgery.

4. The Will maker lacked mental capacity.

Contact Linda Emery & Associates,  your Gosford Lawyer to obtain expert legal advice as to whether you can make a claim.

Is there a time limit in which to challenge a Will?

Yes, there is a time limit. It is crucial to obtain expert legal advice from your Lawyer at Linda Emery & Associates early to avoid being ineligible to make a claim.

Defending a Will

If you are an Executor or beneficiary under a Will, you may need expert legal advice to defend a Will in the event there is a claim made by a third person such as a family member that has been left out of the Will.

At Linda Emery & Associates, we can provide you with this advice and represent you in any litigation that is commenced.  We are conveniently located in Gosford and Linda Emery, Solicitor has over 30 years experience.

Call Linda Emery & Associates to make an appointment.