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HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS)
Find out if you need to apply for probate to deal with the estate of someone who’s died.
Check you can get a divorce, agree or disagree with a divorce petition, what to do if your husband or wife lacks mental capacity
Search online for a will, grant of representation or probate document for a death in or after 1858
Find decisions on Employment Tribunal cases in England, Wales and Scotland.
How to take legal action if someone owes you money (small claims court), how much it costs, what happens next.
Make a claim against someone who owes you money or manage an existing claim: small claims court.
A deed poll recognises a change of name of an adult or child - make your own, use official forms, or get one through a specialist agency or solicitor
Get a divorce: apply online or by post.
The only service you can use to pay your court fine online, or by telephone using a credit or debit card.
Get money off your court or tribunal fees if you do not have much in savings, and get certain benefits or have a low income
The steps you must take when someone dies - register a death, report a death with Tell Us Once, coroners, funerals and death abroad
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Pay civil or family court fees or tribunal fees, get help with fees if you're on a low income or getting benefits
When your husband or wife applies for divorce: how to respond, agree or disagree, start your own proceedings, court hearing, apply for a decree absolute.
Use this form to apply for the legal right to deal with someone’s possessions if they've died and left a will.
Find court and tribunal forms, including divorce, probate, deed poll, money claim, help with fees and social security tribunal forms.
Who has parental responsibility for looking after children, and how to apply for parental responsibility if you were unmarried to the mother or aren't on the birth certificate
How to order a copy of a decree absolute or a final order if you want to remarry or prove that you have divorced your former husband or wife or ended a civil partnership.
What to do if you're asked to do jury service - taking time off work, delaying jury service, claiming expenses.
Apply for a 'child arrangements', 'prohibited steps' or 'specific issue' order under the Children Act 1989.
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