Author name: Oliver Morrisey

Oliver Morrisey LL.M lives and breathes succession law.  

Oliver is the Founder and Director of Empower Wills and Estate Lawyers, a law practice specialising in will and estate disputes. Oliver prides himself on the business providing the following customer-centric promises:  

1. developing a professional client relationship built on trust.
2. achieving the best outcome for the client.
3. delivering quality services to the client efficiently and effectively.  

Located in Edgecliff in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs, Oliver travels regularly to visit clients who choose him for his extensive knowledge and experience.  

Oliver invites partnerships or referral enquiries.

Contesting a Testamentary Trust in NSW | Empower Wills & Estate Lawyers

A testamentary trust is a trust that is created by a Will and comes into effect upon the death of the testator. Understanding when and how a testamentary trust may be challenged or contested is crucial for beneficiaries who feel that the trust is not valid, has been wrongly established, or does not reflect the

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Success Rate of Contesting a Will in NSW | Empower Wills & Estate Lawyers

In NSW, the success rate of contesting a Will (otherwise known as a family provision claim) depends on the facts and circumstances of the particular case. Each case is unique and different. Understanding the Basics of Contesting a Will in NSW In NSW, a person may contest the will of a deceased person if they

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Disputing a Will

Understanding Will Contests and Disputes in New South Wales In New South Wales, a will-maker (otherwise known as a ‘testator’) has testamentary freedom to leave their estate to any one or more beneficiaries of their choosing. However, under the Succession Act 2006 (NSW) an eligible person who believes they were not left adequate provision in a

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Protecting Your Inheritance from Your Spouse: Essential Steps in Australia

If you believe you may receive an inheritance in the future and want to safeguard it from your spouse in the event of a separation or divorce, proactive planning and an understanding of family law and inheritance laws is crucial. As inheritance is not a protected asset, strategies such as receiving the inheritance in a

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How Long Does It Take to Complete Probate and Receive Inheritance from a Will in NSW?

Obtaining inheritance from a deceased estate in NSW usually involves a legal process known as probate, where the executor applies to the Supreme Court of NSW for the right to administer the estate and distribute the assets of the deceased according to the terms of the Will. This process ensures the deceased person’s estate is

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