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  • Overview

    Thomson Snell & Passmore welcomes HM Courts and Tribunal Service’s update that the backlog of grant applications is beginning to fall and they expect to resume normal service ‘very shortly’.

    Obtaining a grant is an essential step for many estates as it enables administrators to collect funds and execute a deceased’s wishes.

    Significant delays at the probate registry have, however, been experienced for many months, causing unnecessary stress for grieving families.

    Whilst in the past it was usual for the probate registry to issue a grant within two weeks, we have been experiencing delays of over three months for the probate registry to register standard applications.

    A prime cause for the delays resulted from a surge of applications in the wake of the planned fee increase, which this firm gladly reported are no longer being pursued. For further details read:Increase in probate fees amounting to a tax on grief no longer being pursued by government.

    We look forward to experiencing the normal resumed service soon – more updates to follow!

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