Pre-application matters

Pre-application matters guidance:

The need for a grant The production of a grant of probate or letters of administration is usually necessary to establish the right to recover or receive any part of the...

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Role of the court The High Court has jurisdiction in relation to probates and letters of administration, in particular all contentious and non-contentious jurisdiction...

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Unknown claims Even if personal representatives (PRs) are not aware of the claims of a beneficiary or creditor at the time of distribution, they remain personally liable...

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Need for a grant The personal representatives (PRs) need a grant of probate or letters of administration to enable them to make title to the deceased’s property and...

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Probate Where the deceased left a valid Will appointing an executor who is able and willing to prove the Will, apply for a grant of probate. The executor(s) may be...

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