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This article was written by Michelle Makela - Legal Practice Director

Michelle has over 15 years experience in the legal industry, working across commercial litigation, criminal law, family law and estate planning.  Michelle has been involved in all practice areas of the firm and in her personal practice has had experience in litigation at all levels (State and Federal Industrial Tribunals, the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, Federal...

Defending a Will


There are many ways in which an executor or administrator may find themselves defending a will. The validity of the deceased’s will may be challenged for a variety of reasons, a claim may be made under family provision legislation or there may be a dispute over the administration of the estate.

The process and law that applies to defending a will varies greatly depending upon the state where the deceased person lived. For further information about defending a will in the deceased’s state please click the appropriate link below:

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