Wills and Probate FAQs

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How can I speed up probate?

There are several ways to try and speed up the probate process. First, you need to ensure you understand your duties as executor of the will so that you can move forward and start probate as soon as possible. During the pre-probate administration stage, it may also be a good idea to obtain several death certificates as you will need this proof to be witnessed by several institutions. Next, you need to handle the probate and inheritance tax applications. By enquiring how long it may take and ensuring there are no mistakes, you may be able to speed up the probate process.

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