Found 10 articles in the category of "Grant of Probate":


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What Happens If The Will Has Defects?

There are many ways in which a Will can have a defect.

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What Needs to Be Included in the Schedule of Assets?

Every asset that needs to be administered has to be included in the Schedule of Assets.

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What Can I Do If I Do Not Want to Be the Executor?

The testator (i.e. deceased person who left a Will) cannot compel you to be the Executor.

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What Assets Can Be Administered Using the Grant of Probate / Letters of Administration?

All other assets of the deceased, excluding CPF monies, can be administered using the Grant of Probate / Letters of Administration and have to be included in the Schedule of Assets.

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Can You Administer CPF Monies Using The Grant of Probate / Letters of Administration?

CPF monies are administered by either the CPF Board or the Public Trustee after the death of CPF member.

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What Does A Valid Will Need To Contain?

You will run into difficulties extracting the Grant of Probate if the Will has defects.

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Who Can Apply For The Grant Of Probate?

Only the Executor (or Executors, as the case may be) can apply for the Grant of Probate.

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How Long Does It Take to Extract the Grant of Probate / Letters of Administration?

You should expect to receive the Grant of Probate / Letters of Administration from your lawyer within one month of the last court document being filed, barring any complications.

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When Are Grant of Probate / Letters of Administration Matters Contentious?

Occasionally, people do contest Grant of Probate / Letters of Administration matters. This usually occurs when the estate is worth a lot of money.

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When Do You Need a Grant of Probate?

A person who passes away leaving a Will is said to have died “testate”. When a person dies testate, a Grant of Probate is required to administer the deceased person’s estate.

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