How To Apply For A Grant of Probate (Part 1 of 2)
Personal,Regional Law,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 6 minutesDue to the fairly lengthy process of applying for a Grant of Probate, this topic will be presented in two parts, each addressing one of the following key areas: What to expect from the process, and what documents would need to be prepared by your lawyer? What documents and forms would comprise the ‘Main Application’ […]

A Guide to Applying for a Grant of Probate
Business,Business Advice,Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 6 minutesLosing a loved one is never easy, and the sheer volume of legal documents a next-of-kin has to deal with may seem overwhelming. In these cases, a difficult but inevitable situation that arises when dealing with the passing of a loved one is: how does one go about managing the deceased’s assets? Where the deceased […]

The importance of Will drafting and the Intestate Succession Act
Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 4 minutesProperty in Singapore is extremely valuable, and much confusion can arise out of figuring out whose property belongs to whom after someone is recently deceased. Often, a person makes a Will to specify how the property and assets should be managed or distributed after his death. However, people sometimes neglect to draft a Will, or […]

How to contest a will
Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 6 minutesIt isn’t uncommon for the family of a deceased person to feel that the will that the deceased person drafted properly reflects their final wishes. They may think about contesting the will, to seek to prove that it is invalid in court, that the deceased’s estate should be distributed differently. There are ways to contest […]

Estate planning – Creating, preserving and distributing your estate in Singapore when you pass
Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhy do we need Estate Planning? Estate planning is not exactly a topic that anyone likes to talk about, given that it may be taboo as we are making plans based on the demise of a loved one or yourself. Or, we might think about it when we hear about or see someone going through difficulties due […]