Estate dispute resolution

Estate Dispute Resolution

Resolving disputes with sensitivity and balance

Unfortunately, the process of distributing assets according to a will is not always simple and the assistance of experienced lawyers to resolve claims against an estate made by beneficiaries or external parties may be required.  Estate litigation is complex and often emotive and Miller Harris Lawyers understands this and respects the (often complicated) family relationships involved. When it comes to estate disputes or estate litigation, our lawyers provide confidential advice on the range of options available to you taking into account the specific circumstances relevant to your situation. We act professionally and with sensitivity to handle any required mediation or litigation that is required to achieve the desired outcome. Our dispute resolution lawyers have assisted people from throughout Cairns and North Queensland achieve positive outcomes from estate disputes and estate litigation.


We offer legal advice and services for:

Estate litigation – including family provision applications, grants of administration in solemn form, construction applications, applications for and against personal representatives and QCAT applications

There are many measures that can be adopted when initiating estate litigation. These are influenced by the specifics of the will (or the lack of a will), as well as the basis of the claim. Miller Harris Lawyers’ expertise in wills and estates allows us to advise you on all options available to you and the processes required to pursue those forms of litigation.

Meet the experts in
Estate Dispute Resolution

Tim McGrath


Tim has over 25 years experience in the fields of commercial litigation, insolvency (personal and corporate), corporations law, statutory compliance and industrial relations.

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Lauren Doktor

Senior Associate

Lauren is a commercial and property lawyer with a broad range of experience in business, commercial and property law.

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