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Father (F) died leaving a Will which appointed two lay executors and the beneficiaries of his estate were his four living children (A, B, C and D). Nothing was done to handle the estate at the time of his death. Since then, A has died leaving two children (A's estate was handled by someone else). B has also now died intestate. B's estate is to be divided between C, D and the children of A. F's estate is to be divided between B's estate, C, D and the children of A. F's executors have now died. C, D and B's children live abroad. Is a Power of Attorney required for each of the personal representatives for both estates?

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Published on LexisPSL on 05/03/2021

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  • Father (F) died leaving a Will which appointed two lay executors and the beneficiaries of his estate were his four living children (A, B, C and D). Nothing was done to handle the estate at the time of his death. Since then, A has died leaving two children (A's estate was handled by someone else). B has also now died intestate. B's estate is to be divided between C, D and the children of A. F's estate is to be divided between B's estate, C, D and the children of A. F's executors have now died. C, D and B's children live abroad. Is a Power of Attorney required for each of the personal representatives for both estates?

The non-UK resident executors of the father's estate can apply for a grant of probate if they wish. There is no prohibition on them doing so by reason of their non residence. However, the non

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