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When a person dies leaving property, money and/or other possessions (i.e. an estate), certain legal obligations have to be observed before the next of kin or other persons may have access to it. The overall process is referred to as the administration of a deceased person's estate.

General Information

General Information

General information on probate can be found on the Citizens Information website.

Applying for Probate without a Solicitor

Applying for Probate without a Solicitor

Information for non-practitioners.

Applying for Probate without a Solicitor

Stopping a Probate Application

Stopping a Probate Application

Information for non-practitioners.

Stopping a Probate Application

Find out if Probate has issued in an estate.

Find out if Probate has issued in an estate.

Click for instructions to access the probate search register

Find out if Probate has issued in an estate

Order copies of probate documents

Order copies of probate documents

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