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Are you administering an estate?

Carrying out the administration of estate can be an overwhelming task, especially as it often falls on family members who are grieving.

Complicated estate issues must be resolved

Estates are becoming increasingly complex due to a number of factors, including (but not limited to):
(a) the way people hold their wealth;
(b) owning assets in structures such as Self-Managed Superannuation Funds, Family Trusts and Companies (including family businesses);
(c) an increasingly global spread of assets and beneficiaries; and
(d) blended family situations.

 

Estate disputes and time periods

The time period to administer an estate can range from six months to a number of years.

Estate disputes, including questions as to the validity of a Will, family provision claims and disputes about estate administration can further complicate the administration of an estate.

 

Duties of executors (and the risks they face)

Executors have a duty to ensure that an estate is administered promptly and in the correct manner in order to avoid the possible risk of personal liability.

 

Professional legal help available for you

Bell Legal Group has a professional and compassionate estate administration team with a vast wealth of experience. Our team can provide advice and undertake the process of applying for a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration through to administration and distribution of the estate on behalf of Executors and Administrators.

Our team can also advise you on your duties and obligations as an Executor or Administrator of an estate.

Should you require advice on any aspect of estate administration, please contact our experienced team at Bell Legal Group by calling us on 07 5597 3366 or if you prefer simply complete the contact form below and we’ll get in touch.

We can help you with the following and much more besides:

(a) Applying for a Grant of Probate
(b) Applying for a Grant of Letters of Administration
(c) Estate Administration
(d) Advice regarding resolution of an Estate Dispute
(e) Advice regarding beneficiary concerns regarding estate administration

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