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Grant of Probate Guide UK

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