Our Sydney Probate lawyers at PK Simpson are the legal experts you can rely on for a successful Probate. No matter how unique your circumstances may be, our Probate lawyers will confidently represent your case and guide you throughout the entire process to deliver the best outcome possible. With a successful probate, you – and other relevant executors – will be officially granted the powers to distribute the deceased person’s estate as outlined in the will.
Probate refers to the process of validating the will upon the death of the deceased person and enabling the executor(s) to distribute the estate as outlined in the will. There is a common misunderstanding that wills are immediately valid after the passing of the deceased, however wills need to be passed through a court (differs by State) to be able to be approved by law and officiated.
In Sydney, the assets of the deceased vest in the NSW Trustee (under the Probate and Administration Act 1898) until the executor(s) outlined in the will apply for a Grant of Probate. After a successful Probate is established, the will is officiated. This grants the executors the authority to distribute the deceased person’s estate as outlined in the will.
At PK Simpson, our Sydney Probate lawyers have represented a range of successful cases regarding wills and probates. We ensure you’re well prepared with the right documentation and evidence for the best outcome possible. For any disputes that arise between beneficiaries, our Probate Lawyers Sydney have the legal expertise to quickly resolve conflicts of interest and deliver an outcome that best fits all parties.
Our Sydney Probate lawyers assist executors in duties such as accurately establishing the value of the deceased person’s properties and other assets, calculating and paying relevant income, estate taxes and expenses, and more. After proving to the court that the will has paid all creditors and is valid by law, the executors are then able to proceed in acting as outlined by the will and distribute the estate accordingly.
By partnering with the highly experienced Sydney Probate Lawyers at PK Simpson, you’ll feel confident knowing that you’ll be able to successfully carry out your duties as an executor that are in line with the law. Without the proper legal assistance, you’ll risk failing your application for the Grant of Probate, which prevents you and other relevant executors in the will from fulfilling the distribution of the deceased person’s estate.
To make sure such a situation doesn’t happen to you, we strongly recommend getting in touch with our leading team of excellent probate lawyers in Sydney at PK Simpson. Our Sydney probate lawyers will represent your case for only the best outcome possible. This is backed up by our No Win No Fee guarantee, providing you peace of mind when working with the specialist probate lawyers at PK Simpson.