Experienced Probate & Contesting a Will Lawyers in Melbourne & across regional Victoria

Never worry about picking up the phone during an uncertain time, with no hourly rates and no upfront cost, Stratus Legal Group’s fixed price services are here for your peace of mind.

Probate & Contesting a Will

Whether a loved one has recently passed and it’s time to finalise their affairs or there are concerns about their Will. Stratus Legal Group has the knowledge and skill to help you take the next step forward with Probate, Letters of Administration, Estate Administration, Contesting an Estate, Contesting a Will, Defending an Estate and general Estate Disputes.

Probate & Contesting a Will Services


If your loved one made a will before their death, then the first step is to obtain a grant of probate. This is the official process to have the "keys" for the estate.

Letters of Administration

In the event that your loved one didn't have a Will before they passed, then Letters of Administration is the first step in the official process to have "keys" for the estate.

Estate Administration

Already completed the first step of having Probate granted or obtained Letters of Administration, the next step is dealing with all of their assets, accounts and belongings.

Contesting a Will

Have concerns that you may not have been adequately provided for? You may be entitled to contest the will and estate.

Defending an Estate

Protecting the wishes of your loved one isn't easy when challenges and claims are made against their Will or Estate.

Deceased Estates

Focus on your deceased loved one's wishes and maintain the estate's best interests with Stratus Legal Group's no upfront costs and fixed price services.

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    What Our Clients Say

    Read what some of our past clients have to say. The ethics and reputation of each one of our lawyers, precedes them individually and us as a firm.

    Just want to acknowledge the great support, professionalism and ongoing communication and advice that has been provided in a difficult time to resolve our dispute. Wishing you all the best for your future endeavours and

    We really appreciated the support and advice when recently organising the long process of Probate plus new Wills and related documents. Amy and Alex were very professional and knowledgeable, their down to earth approach made

    I recently had the pleasure of having Alex O’Donohue work for me on contesting a will. Alex is an extremely professional, efficient, and friendly lawyer. He was fast with all correspondence, contacting me on the

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