Skip to main content

Search all content

94,600 results

94,600 results sorted by Most viewed
From HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS)
  • Search probate records for documents and wills (England and Wales)

    Search online for a will, grant of representation or probate document for a death in or after 1858

  • Applying for probate

    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.

    • What is probate

      Probate is the legal right to deal with someone’s property, money and…

    • If there’s a will

      You can apply for probate if you’re named as an executor in either the…

    • If there’s not a will

      If the person did not leave a will, the most ‘entitled’ inheritor can…

    • Before you apply

      Before applying for probate you must estimate the estate’s value and find…

    • Apply for probate

      You can apply for probate yourself online or by post. This can be cheaper…

    • After you've applied

      The death certificate will be returned to you. The will and any additions…

  • Apply for a divorce

    Get a divorce: apply online or by post.

  • Employment tribunal decisions

    Find decisions on Employment Tribunal cases in England, Wales and Scotland.

  • Change your name by deed poll

    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

  • Make a court claim for money

    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 Includes information from withdrawn guidance EX303, EX304, EX306, EX321, EX325 and EX350.

  • Get a divorce

    Check you can get a divorce, agree or disagree with a divorce petition, what to do if your husband or wife lacks mental capacity.

  • HM Courts & Tribunals Service

    The home of HM Courts & Tribunals Service on GOV.UK. HM Courts & Tribunals Service is responsible for the administration of criminal, civil and family courts and tribunals in England and Wales.

  • Make a money claim online

    Make a claim against someone who owes you money or manage an existing claim: small claims court.

  • Pay a court fine

    The only service you can use to pay your court fine online, or by telephone using a credit or debit card.

  • Get help paying court and tribunal fees

    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

  • Find a court or tribunal

    Use court finder to find a court in England and Wales or a tribunal in England, Wales and Scotland

  • What to do after someone dies

    The steps you must take when someone dies - register a death, report a death with Tell Us Once, coroners, funerals and death abroad

  • Magistrates’ court listings now published online

    Magistrates’ court lists in England and Wales will be published online for the first time, making it easier to access listing information.

  • Jury service

    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

  • Fees in the Civil and Family Courts - main fees (EX50)

    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. (EX50)

  • Court and tribunal fees

    Pay civil or family court fees or tribunal fees, get help with fees if you're on a low income or getting benefits.

  • Make a plea for a traffic offence

    Plead guilty or not guilty to a traffic offence

  • Respond to a divorce application

    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.

  • Parental rights and responsibilities

    Who has parental responsibility for looking after children, and how to apply for parental responsibility if you were unmarried to the mother or are not on the birth certificate