Grant of Probate Guide UKSmartWill
Grant of Probate Guide UK
To find out more about your obligations as an executor , read our guide on DIY probate. There are several ways which probate could be contested, which could prevent you from being given a grant of probate. In some cases, a beneficiary or relative of the deceased may enter a caveat, which can prevent or delay probate being granted.
- Only the executor(s ) of a will can apply for a Grant of Probate.
- It is the duty of the executor(s ) of the will to obtain probate in a timely manner.
- The executor(s ) can apply for probate themselves ( which is often done