Increasing numbers of Australians are challenging wills in Court with a significant degree of success.
A recent study* of cases relating to challenging wills found that:
• Most wills that are contested are done so under family provision laws;
• Adult children are the most common claimants in will contests, and
• Challenging a will has a high rate of success whether it is through mediation or the courts.
According to our wills and estates lawyers, a will can be contested for a number of reasons.