Wish to Dispute the Contents of a Will?

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September 20, 2017
Contest a Will

Following the Legal Process can help you Contest a Will

If you are suspicious or dissatisfied with the contents of a Will for various reasons, you can legally contest it in a court of law. Engaging the services of top Wills lawyers can help increase the likelihood of a decision in your favour. However, it’s important to note that the decision of the court is final and binding and cannot be disobeyed or violated by the applicant or beneficiaries.

A Will may be contested for several reasons as described below:

  • You suspect that the testator (the individual making the Will) lacked capacity at the time when he or she drew up the Will. This could be due to mental or physical infirmity. Health conditions such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, alcohol addiction etc may result in lack of capacity.

Writing Your First Will

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November 22, 2014
First Will

Although it’s not something we like to think about, everyone dies eventually. It is extremely important to be prepared for this day in case it comes earlier than you expect it to. Using a wills lawyer such as Davies & Co Lawyers to draft your first will is one significant step that you can take which will help your loved ones if you pass away.

Basically, a will records your wishes and tells people what to do after you pass away. You can include things like what will happen to your possessions, who will receive guardianship of your children, and what will happen with the rest of your assets.

Getting started:

Although it is relatively simple to buy a wills kit and to write your own will, the advice of a professional wills lawyer can be invaluable. Consider at least consulting with a lawyer before you attempt to write your will.