1 Comments Wills, probate, letters of administration, powers of attorney
You need to make a list of what the estate comprises, contact the financial institutions concerned and ask whether they require a grant of probate to release the funds to you to distribute according to the Will. Probate is often not required for a small estate such as this but is generally required if there is any property involved.
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