The Role of a Beneficiary when a Will is Disputed
When someone passes away, it is not uncommon for the will of the deceased to be contested. If you are one of the listed beneficiaries in the will, any determinations that alter the distribution of the estate, can have an impact on what you were previously set to be provided with.
In this video John Gallagher outlines the details of how a Family Provision Application is approached, and the role that the Beneficiary can play during the period of dispute.
Ultimately it is the Executor who is deemed with the responsibility to defend the application. But a Beneficiary may seek their own legal representation to present their case.
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