Many people have a Will to let family or friends know their wishes. A Will provides for a legal documents that allows decisions to be made that take into account your wishes. Powers of attorney will also allow you to control who will make financial, medical and/ or lifestyle decisions for you as you get older.
When somebody becomes incapable of managing their own affairs, important legal steps must be taken to reduce the possibility of estate disputes by ensuring that their care, welfare and administration of their financial and legal affairs are managed in their best interests.
Conflict may arise where your loved one have not made a legal Will or where a family member decides to challenge a Will. It is important that you have access to objective legal advice from experienced estate lawyers so that you can make informed decisions during a difficult and stressful time for all concerned.
Our lawyers appreciate the importance of maintaining family relationships and in the case of Will disputes, we will attempt to resolve the dispute without the need to issue formal legal proceedings. Our areas of operation include: