Probate & Deceased Estates

At Arcuri Lawyers we understand that dealing with a Deceased Estate is one of the more difficult challenges in life. From mountains of paper work to legal jargon and simmering family disputes, they’re the last things you want to deal with when you’re grieving the loss of someone important in your life.

We can assist you with:

  • Dealing with Superannuation including collection of any death benefits
  • Interpreting the Will of the deceased in terms of estate laws
  • Advising executors and trustees in regard to their duties and rights
  • Informing government bodies including Centrelink and Veterans Affairs
  • Applying for Probate of the Will in the Supreme Court
  • Dealing with intestacy (where there is no Will)
  • Applying for Letters of Administration (if the Will is deemed invalid or is absent)
  • Identifying estate assets and liabilities
  • Obtaining valuations of estate property
  • Collecting estate financial assets including bank funds, shares, outstanding loans, and insurance payouts
  • Selling or transferring estate property including estate auctions
  • Paying estate debts including mortgages, funeral costs, and testamentary expenses
  • Advising in regard to family and testamentary trusts
  • Administering trust funds
  • Distributing bequests and inheritances to beneficiaries
  • Organising information for estate tax returns
  • Mediation and negotiation
  • Contesting wills and defending estate litigation in the Supreme Court
  • Acting as Litigation Guardian for minors or Special Disability persons
  • Contesting wills and defending estate litigation in the Supreme Court

 

Contact us to find out more or to arrange an appointment with our experienced Lawyers.