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DIAMOND CONWAY WILLS & ESTATES LAWYERS

For over 40 years, Diamond Conway Lawyers have been assisting everyday Australians and their families with Wills & Estates matters. Our Wills & Estates team includes two accredited specialists and other practitioners who have assisted clients in this area for generations.

We are renowned for our work in this area, having assisted generations of families and having run numerous successful case and we can competently guide and advise you in all aspects of estate planning, administration and litigation.



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Estate Planning is the process of assisting you arrive at decisions about what happens to your assets, rights and obligations,both personal and business, on death or loss of competency. At Diamond Conway, we have great depth of experience in helping people arrive at the best decisions for themselves and their family. We prepare the right legal documents to ensure your decisions will be implemented should the need arise.


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When someone dies leaving property in New South Wales, an application must usually be made for a grant of probate or letters of administration. This gives the applicant the right to administer the estate and imposes certain duties and obligations on them. If these duties are not properly fulfilled, then the executor or administrator may be held personally responsible for any loss to the beneficiaries of the estate. We can assist you with all aspects of estate administration.


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We can assist you when there is a dispute over the will or the estate including cases involving Family Provision Claims, testamentary capacity, issues involving who should have authority To administer the estate, whether a document or recording constitutes a will, the interpretation or construction of a will, executors breaching their duties, commission for the work involved in administering the estate.

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WILLS & ESTATES LAW

Diamond Conway is a full-service law firm based in Sydney and with a team that focuses primarily on Wills & Estates matters. They provide legal advice & assistance across all aspects of Wills & Estates Law, including:

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WILLS & ESTATES TEAM

Diamond Conway is a full-service law firm based in Sydney and with a team dedicated to Wills & Estates matters. This team comprises of several lawyers and includes an Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates Law.

To view any of the lawyers’ individual profiles, simply click on the appropriate name, listed below.



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LATEST NEWS

Our Latest News page includes information and insights on recent developments in Wills & Estates Law.

Family provision claims by grandchildren in NSW

Family Provisions claims made by grandchildren have no guarantee of success even where there has been some level of dependency on the grandparent. These claims are complex and expert advice is needed to assess whether there are any genuine prospects of succeeding.

CY-PRÈS SCHEMES

This paper provides a brief overview of the law and procedures in New South Wales relating to variation “cy-près ” of the provisions of a charitable trust where the charitable purpose has failed.

Probate Recent News August 24, 2015

Video Will Admitted To Probate For First Time In NSW

In the recent case of Re Estate of Wai Fun Chan [2015] NSWSC 1107, decided on 7 August 2015, the NSW Supreme Court granted probate of a ‘video will’.


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DIAMOND CONWAY LAWYERS
Level 7, John Hunter Building
9 Hunter Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: +61 2 9222 8000
Fax: +61 2 9222 8008
Email: estatelaw@diamondconway.com.au
DX: 707 Sydney