If you feel that you have not got enough share and after the death of a loved one, you can contest the Will. When you feel the deceased had an obligation to leave you something in the Will, you contest a Will after probate. There is a certain process that needs to be followed if you are contesting a will after probate has been granted. call us at Probate Lawyers Perth, WA to know more about it.
Conditions that must be satisfied
Before you contest a Will, there are a few conditions that you must satisfy:
- The deceased must be domiciled in Western Australia.
- The deceased must have assets in Western Australia.
- The deceased must have been obligated to provide support or provisions to you.
- The deceased must have failed to provide support or provisions in the will.
You must satisfy eligibility conditions (in terms of relationship with the deceased) too when you are contesting a Will. There are strict time limits for contesting a Will and applications to the Court must be made within 6 months of the probate being granted.
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When you are contesting a will, it is important to remember that even if you win the case, you might not be granted the entire portion of the estate you are claiming. Each case is different and how a case of probate contest turns out, depends