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Form PA12: Apply for power of attorney (Intestate)

Apply to appoint someone to act as the representative of the person entitled to the estate.

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If you use the paper form you’ll need to swear an oath in person at a probate registry.

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Published 19 July 2018
Last updated 13 May 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated form PA12, Power of attorney (Intestate).

  2. First published.