- You may be able to dispute or challenge a will if it is invalid, for example because it is not signed or witnessed properly, or because the willmaker did not have the required
mental capacity to make the will or was coerced into making it.
- spouse or partner;
- parent or parent-in-law;
- child; or
A claim under the Inheritance (Family Provision) Act 1972 (SA) must be made within six months of the grant of probate.
- In many cases we are prepared to act for you in will disputes on a no win no fee basis. Click here for details.
- If you are the executor of a will or a beneficiary under a will and you think there might be a challenge to the will, a lawyer will be able to help you understand your options and resist the challenge or negotiate a settlement as appropriate.
- Most inheritance disputes can be resolved by a settlement conference or mediation. But only if the interested parties agree. It’s the best way to avoid legal costs associated with an inheritance dispute.