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Court funds: declaration proving representation

Form to access a Court Funds Office account to deal with the estate of someone who's passed away, where the estate is worth £5,000 or more.

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Include a certified copy of the death certificate and a sealed copy of the grant of representation.

The form should also be signed by any other personal representatives.

You must sign the form in front of a witness, unless you’re a solicitor.

Include a sell or transfer securities form (CFO SST1) if there are any securities in the account.

Published 2 December 2011