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Family Provision Claim contesting a Will

Nov 25, 2021
What is a family provision claim or estate inheritance? Family provision claims are made when an eligible person claims the deceased did not make adequate provision for them in a Will....

Reasons to review my will?

Sep 10, 2021
Understanding when to review your will and what life changes affect your will

Advance Health Directive

Jul 15, 2021
What is an advance health directive? An advance health directive is a document under the Guardianship andAdministration Act 1990 by which you give directions on your future health care. It...

Understanding Probate

Jun 24, 2020
If you need a Probate lawyer, finding one who has over 40 years’ experience practising in Estate and Probate law, can only be a good thing. When someone dies, their...

The Importance of having a Will

May 20, 2020
In these current uncertain times, we are very mindful of the fear of sickness and losing loved ones.  We have seen a rise in enquiry, from clients wanting to have...

Dying without a Will, Intestate

May 23, 2019
No one likes talking about dying, but it is better, than Dying without a will If you die with a Will, the executor appointed by your Will, is usually the...

Executor of a Will responsibilities and duties

Mar 28, 2019
What is an executor The executor is the person the deceased appoints by their Will to administer their estate.  Family members or close relatives are the usual choice to act...

Helping WA Farmers achieve great results

Mar 21, 2018
Harry Formby attended the sod turning of the Northam Solar Farm Project with Minister for Energy and Treasurer Ben Wyatt. As shown in todays The West Australian Newspaper The Northam Solar...

Making a claim on an Estate

Nov 28, 2016
Do you consider you have not received a fair share of a close family member’s estate and are considering making a claim on an Estate? The Family Provision Act provides,...

Lending to Family Members

Nov 21, 2016
When lending money to family, it is as important to record the terms of an intra-family loan – parents to children – as it is for business arrangements. A written...