Team - my sister has died and no will has been found as yet. her only daughter lives in Australia which is a little

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Customer: greetings team - my sister has died and no will has been found as yet. her only daughter lives in Australia which is a little problematic. We don't know if she made a will or if she may have used a lawyer etc. Is there a search function within your organisation to check for possible location of any will (if there was one) regards Bryce
JA: What type of background check is this exactly?
Customer: we need to find / confirm if there is will
JA: Have you talked to an Australian lawyer about the background check?
Customer: no - my sister (who died) always lived in NZ
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: not at this stage - the location / proof of a will is important to us at the moment
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I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today. Please give me a minute to read the question

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The best way to look for a will is to advertise through the New Zealand Law Society, who circulate will enquiries to all lawyers in their magazine.

Inquiries about wills are advertised in Law Society publications. To list a will inquiry, please see details in the Advertising Kit and contact the advertising co-ordinator.

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