Probate

Resealing foreign grants

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Unlike many legal terms, “resealing” means precisely that (ie the affixation of a seal to something that has already been sealed). Most probate practitioners will be well aware that, on a more technical level, the word refers to the process by which foreign grants of representation are sealed by the probate registry, thus enabling such grants to be used for the collection of English and Welsh estate. More …

Getting a grant where the deceased died domiciled abroad

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It is widely accepted that estates with 'foreign elements' present some of the most burdensome, time consuming (and, perhaps, interesting) problems in today’s probate practice. More …