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    Posted: 11/July/2017 at 15:22
My residence and assets are in NSW. I have a will drawn up by a solicitor in Western Australia as my siblings ( future beneficiaries) all reside in Perth. Will this cause any issues when the time comes for probate and distribution of my assets?

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  Quote goingbonkers Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21/July/2017 at 21:39
Shouldn't be any problem. Is the executor in NSW. Having an executor in a different state to the assets can be problematic.
The judge will likely ignore your Will, and give your savings to whoever they think should have it'http://changefpa.com.au

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  Quote chefaro Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24/July/2017 at 09:33
The executor ( my brother) lives in Perth . Can you elaborate on how problematic it will be ?
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  Quote goingbonkers Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01/August/2017 at 20:36
Just that some things need to be signed etc and being so far away can make delays and increase costs.
If something like a challenge were to happen the executor would need to attend court in NSW.
The judge will likely ignore your Will, and give your savings to whoever they think should have it'http://changefpa.com.au

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