Welcome To Estate Battles

We are experts in contesting wills, will disputes, and executor disputes.

We have been recognised by the influential Doyles Guide as:


2017 Leading – Estate Litigation – Queensland

2017 Leading – Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyers – Queensland

2017 Recommended – Estate Litigation – Australia


When you need the very best – call us!

Contesting A Will

You may wish to contest a will because you’ve been left out of the will, the will is missing or unclear, or if you suspect the will-maker was coerced or lacked capacity to make a will.

Estate Planning

Our estate planning service will provide you with peace of mind after finalising your will and other necessary documents. We also ensure that following your death, those who will administer and benefit from your will enjoy peace of existence.

Estate Administration

Executors of an estate have an obligation to engage in the due administration of the estate. Enormous obligations are cast upon an executor to gather in the estate, pay all testamentary debts and expenses and to distribute the estate in a correct and legal way.

Elder Law

Financial elder abuse is becoming more common. It is the improper or illegal use of an older person’s funds, property or resources. We believe it’s important to protect seniors against exploitation and abuse.

We offer a free, 10-minute phone consultation

Who We Are

Estate Battles is a specialty service provided by Mitchells Solicitors, and concentrates on contesting wills and will disputes, estate planning, wills, executor disputes, estate administration and elder abuse. Bryan Mitchell, the principal of Mitchells Solicitors, is an Accredited Specialist in Succession Law (wills and estates) and can offer expert advice. We can help you with wills, estate planning, trust law, will disputes, executor disputes, elder law and estate administration.

Bryan Mitchell

Bryan Mitchell

Accredited Specialist in Succession Law & Principal

David Graham

David Graham

Senior Associate

Kylee Ghodsi

Kylee Ghodsi

Senior Associate

Kate Muller

Kate Muller


Our Blog

Should There Be Cameras in Aged Care?

Should aged care facilities be required to install cameras in the bedrooms of the vulnerable elderly? The question continues to be raised in the wake of elder abuse scandals which show older people, particularly those with dementia, being abused and neglected by...

Battle Over Author’s Last Will

A battle has erupted over the last will of author Colleen McCullough, with the widower accused of manipulating his ill wife to secure her fortune, according to court documents filed in the NSW Supreme Court. A will, effectively revoking an earlier bequest to the...

Who Should Administer a Trust?

Establishing a trust for the long-term care of loved ones is often a vital part of the estate planning process. But who should administer a trust? Who have you chosen to be in charge of the decisions made on behalf of the trust? When a Trust is Mishandled Lisa Marie...

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