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Trickey Probate Applications


This paper seeks to provide some practical guidance around obtaining a grant of representation in common form (as opposed to solemn form’) – be that probate, letters of
administration (LOA) – on intestacy, with the will or limited or special The focus is on full grants rather than limited grants – a topic for another day.

The paper canvasses:

A review of the basics;

An update on the current advertising requirements; and

A sample of some tricky (or non-standard) applications and tips for proceeding with the following types of grants:

(A)    Will with only one witness;

(B)    What to do if you have duplicate wills;

(C)     How to get a grant when the original has been lost;

(D)    Grant to a charity? and

(E)      I need a grant urgently.