Wills and estates disputes

Disputes often arise around the distribution of an estate following a death.  Spouses, children or dependants of the deceased may believe that they were not properly provided for under the will, or that the will does not reflect the deceased’s intention.  Further disputes may arise over the conduct of the executor.

Whether you are an executor trying to meet your obligations, someone who believes they were not properly provided for under the terms of a will, or are a person concerned about the will being followed, we have the experience and knowledge to help. Email us today.

Defending a will

Acting as an executor of an estate can be a difficult, particularly when dealing with litigation or unhappy family members

Challenging a will

Where a will has been made by someone without capacity, or under undue influence, it may be able to challenged and set aside…

FREE Case Assessment

We offer a free initial case assessment.

We will obtain preliminary instructions from you and advise you whether we believe we are able to assist you in your matter.  If we believe we may be able to assist you we will discuss with you the the process, the terms on which we can act (including the likely costs) and the value of the claim.  The case assessment may be by phone, or in person. There is no cost associated with this case assessment, nor any obligation to instruct us in your matter.

You can contact Tanya Segelov, or David Taylor directly, or contact our office by phone, email or the web-chat to arrange your free case assessment.

Segelov Taylor Lawyers

Segelov Taylor Lawyers was established in 2016 by two experienced litigators, Tanya Segelov and David Taylor.

A key focus of the firm is supporting people through the difficult processes associated with deceased estates.  We are focused on providing fearless advice and representation that is minimises the cost (both in terms of money, time and energy) of disputes over deceased estates, while at the same time ensuring that our outcomes obtained by our clients reflect their legal entitlements.

We offer a free case assessment to all involved in wills and estates disputes.

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Fee policy

Segelov Taylor is committed to ensuring that people with meritorious claims are not prevent from acting because of legal costs.

When acting for people contesting or challenging wills, we often act on a no win no fee basis, or at pay at the end basis.  When we act of the estate we generally act on the terms that delay payment until estate assets have been realised.

Because we are a specialist, boutique firm with less overheads than some of the larger, generalist firms, we provide very high quality legal services at a lower price.

Prior to commencing the claim we will provide a costs disclosure which clearly sets out the fee arrangements.

For more detailed general information about our fees in mesothelioma and other dust disease matters, please see our fee policy page, or call us.

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