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Find out if you need to apply for probate to deal with the estate of someone who’s died. Discover how to apply for probate or letters of administration and what to do if there’s no will.
Probate is the legal right to deal with someone’s property, money and…
You can apply for probate if you’re named as an executor in either the…
If the person did not leave a will, the most ‘entitled’ person can apply…
Before applying for probate you’ll need to complete the following steps.…
You may have to pay a fee to apply for probate. Whether you need to pay…
You can apply for probate yourself online or by post. This can be cheaper…
Your application will be reviewed by the Probate Service. Track the…
Search online for a will, grant of representation or probate document for a death in or after 1858
How to take legal action if someone owes you money (small claims court), how much it costs, what happens next. Includes information from withdrawn guidance EX303, EX304, EX306, EX321, EX325 and EX350.
You can apply to a county court to claim money you’re owed by a person or…
You must pay a court fee when you make your claim. If you know the claim…
You can claim interest on the money you’re owed. The interest will be…
You can make your claim online, unless: you do not know how much money you…
Your claim, including your name and address, will be sent to the person or…
If there’s a hearing, you can: represent yourself pay for a barrister or…
You can ask the court to collect payment from the person or business who…
Find decisions on Employment Tribunal cases in England, Wales and Scotland.
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
The only service you can use to pay your court fine online, or by telephone using a credit or debit card.
The home of HM Courts & Tribunals Service on GOV.UK. HM Courts and Tribunals Service is responsible for the administration of criminal, civil and family courts and tribunals in England and Wales.
Check you can get a divorce, agree or disagree with a divorce application, what to do if your husband or wife lacks mental capacity.
Use court finder to find a court in England and Wales or a tribunal in England, Wales and Scotland
Magistrates’ court lists in England and Wales will be published online for the first time, making it easier to access listing information.
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.
How to work out splitting up money, property and possessions when you divorce or dissolve a civil partnership - including mediation.
What to do if you're asked to do jury service - taking time off work, delaying jury service, claiming expenses. Includes information from the withdrawn 5222, 5222A and Juror Charter guidance.
The steps you must take when someone dies - register a death, report a death with Tell Us Once, coroners, funerals and death abroad.
Submit or respond to online applications for certain civil, family and tribunal cases.
Check what to do after a death - how to register the death, notify government departments and deal with the estate.
Plead guilty or not guilty to a traffic offence
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.
Pay civil or family court fees or tribunal fees, get help with fees if you're on a low income or getting benefits.
Find out the main fees if you need to make a money claim, get a divorce, or you are involved in another type of case in the Civil or Family Courts.
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