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Leon, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
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Experience:  BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)
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I am unsure of how to view my grandmothers will or how to

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i am unsure of how to view my grandmothers will or how to collect the items left to me
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: emerald QLD
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no, i am unsure of the route to take with this, the holder of the will has failed to contact me once i turned the age stated to receave my inheritance
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: the will holder is a family member and she may hold a bias and negitive view of me due to conflicts with parents
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 6 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. I will do my best to assist you with your question.

Expert:  Leon replied 6 months ago.

Good Afternoon,

If you are a beneficiary under the will you have a right to see it. If you are not a beneficiary then you have no rights.

As a grandchild you are not an eligible person to contest a will if you have been left out of it either.

Here is a link that explains how to contest a will in QLD

If you believe you are a beneficiary then you should speak to a solicitor and have them send a letter explains the law to the family member and advising that if it is not given to you then you will consider taking the matter further.

If you are not a beneficiary I am sorry to say that you do not have any rights.

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