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Grant of Probate

1. How can I prevent a Grant of Probate being issued?

You can prevent either a grant of probate or grant of administration by lodging a caveat at the Probate Registry. For more information, see Caveats, warnings and appearances.


2. How can I find out when a Grant of Probate has been issued?

You can find out when a Grant of Probate or Grant of Administration (also known as a Grant of Letters of Administration) has been obtained by lodging a "standing search" at the Probate Registry. The standing search stays in place for 6 months and can be renewed on expiry.

If you would like advice on this or any other inheritance or trust dispute, please contact our Disputed Wills and Trusts Team on freephone 0800 0931336, or by email willdisputes@ashfords.co.uk for a no obligation chat to see how we can help you.

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