Avoiding Problems with the Registry


Keith Biggs is now a Probate Consultant but was the District Probate Registrar at Winchester.

 

 

PART 1        THE FORMAL REQUIREMENTS OF WILLS

  1. 1.            Execution of a will
  2. 2.            Attestation

3.         Evidence to establish due execution

4.         Attempted revocation of a will

5.         Form and content of affidavits

6.         Validity to be established other than under      Section 9

7.         Privileged Wills

  1. 8.            Conditional Wills
  2. 9.            Mutual Wills
  3. 10.         Statutory Wills
  4. 11.         Refusal of Probate
  5. 12.         Wills deposited for safe custody in the Principal Registry

 PART 2     APPLICATIONS FOR ORIGINAL GRANTS OF REPRESENTATION

      1.       Application for probate

2.      Application for letters of administration (with will annexed)

3.      Application for letters of administration

4.      Application for grants where the deceased died domiciled outside England and Wales

5.       Limited grants                                 

PART 3    APPLICATIONS FOR SECOND GRANTS

TO THE SAME ESTATE 

   1.      Grants of double probate

  1. 2.         Grants de bonis non
  2. 3.         Cessate grants   

PART 4    SEARCHES AND COPIES

      1. Standing Searches

      2. Copies of wills, grants and other documents

      3. Validating wills for foreign courts

PART 5 INHERITANCE TAX ACCOUNTS

1. Excepted Estates

2. Form IHT 205

3. Form IHT 400

4. Submitting the Completed Forms

PART 6     THE CHECKLIST

 

Tuesday 19 November 2019          

1345 – 1645hrs

  

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