Are you considering contesting a will? This is a complex and distressing process and it is recommended that you seek professional legal advice to determine if this is a road you wish to take.
Each State has different legislation and provisions regarding this action.
Contesting a Will in Victoria refers to making a Testator’s Family Provision Claim (“TFM Claim”).
In Victoria, you may contest a Will if:
- You are an Eligible Applicant; and
- You believe that you have been left without adequate provision. The Court considers a number of factors when ascertaining whether an estate has made adequate provision.
- Whether the Will of the Deceased is valid in itself;