Probate is the formal process where an application is made by the Executor appointed by the Will to have the Will verified by the Court.
When is Probate required?
If the assets in the estate are over the Prescribed Amount (currently $15,000). Probate of an estate is also required where the deceased owned a property, either just in their name or with another person as tenants in common.
I have been appointed as Executor, how do I apply for Probate?
An application for Probate involves preparing legal documents which are drafted by a solicitor. This is where we can help.
If you have been advised that Probate of the estate is required, contact one of our team to get the process underway. Our team are experienced in Probate applications and the High Court requirements which must be strictly followed. The documents must be on the prescribed form as required by the High Court Rules.