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I am the Executor for my partner of a 15 yr de facto

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I am the Executor for my partner of a 15 yr de facto relationship. Am I entitled to house contents which my partner had before we met & two cars which I paid for, but put in her name?

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And how old is the car?

Western Australia. one car is a 1996 Ford Probe, the other a 2003 Mercedes A160. The household contents are some which Kate's two sons (beneficiaries) remember from their childhood.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

As executor I have registered the cars in my name. Other info has been filed to obtain the Grant of Probate which has been granted to me 08/07/17.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

As the will was dated 2011, I consulted a solicitor as to its legality in discussion with her two sons at a family meeting. This solicitor is now acting for them. Is this not a conflict of interest?

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