What is the “Probate Centre” of Cheung & Co?
It is one of the departments of Cheung & Co., specializing in drafting Wills, making probate applications and dealing with probate litigation.
My next of kin (“NOK”) have just passed away, how should I deal with their property?
What can I do if I could not find any Will after I searched my NOK’s apartment and asked my relatives about it?
What is a “Grant of Representation”?
If the deceased dies intestate (i.e., no Will is found or if the Will has been revoked), the court will issue a “Grant of Letters of Administration” to an administrator who is entitled to apply for it under the law of intestacy.
What would be the potential consequences if we do not follow the above suggested procedure to deal with the estate of a deceased?
Should you have any queries, you should not hesitate to seek legal advice from our solicitors, the Probate Registry of the High Courts or the Estate Beneficiaries Support Services of the Home Affairs Department.
If no Will of a deceased is found, who is responsible for managing the estate of the deceased?
If a deceased did not make a Will before his/her death, how the estate of the deceased should be distributed?
After the aforesaid $1,000,000 is paid out, if there is any remaining sum, it would be divided in half. One half will be distributed to the surviving spouse and the other half will be distributed to the surviving parent(s).
It sounds so complicated!
Can children born out of wedlock or adopted children (i.e., illegitimate children) inherit the estate of a deceased?
I am the next of kin of the deceased, yet I feel I am treated unfairly that I am not named as one of the beneficiaries in the Will. What can I do?
If I decide to ask the court to distribute the estate of a deceased, what can I do?
My husband passed away recently. A woman suddenly appeared and said that she was my husband’s girlfriend and his business partner. What can I do?
This kind of situation will usually invoke other relevant probate litigation or commercial disputes, you are strongly advised to seek legal assistance from our solicitors.
The last thing I want to see is my family fighting over my legacy, is the best way to avoid this situation to make a Will?
Is it a must to make a Will with the help of a solicitor?