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Search online for a will, grant of representation or probate document for a death in or after 1858
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.
Applying for the legal right to deal with someone’s property, money and…
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An executor is someone named in a will as responsible for sorting out the…
You can apply for probate yourself online or by post, or pay a probate…
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Get a divorce: apply online or by post.
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 Includes information from withdrawn guidance EX303, EX304, EX306, EX321, EX325 and EX350.
Check you can get a divorce, agree or disagree with a divorce petition, what to do if your husband or wife lacks mental capacity
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.
Make a claim against someone who owes you money or manage an existing claim: small claims court.
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
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 Includes information from the withdrawn 5222, 5222A and Juror Charter guidance
Pay civil or family court fees or tribunal fees, get help with fees if you're on a low income or getting benefits
Use court finder to find a court in England and Wales or a tribunal in England, Wales and Scotland
Reply to a jury summons online
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.
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.
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
How to work out splitting up money, property and possessions when you divorce or dissolve a civil partnership - including mediation.
Use form EX160 to apply for help with fees from a court or tribunal. You may not have to pay a fee, or you may get some money off. Includes EX160A and EX160C.
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