Do you need help resealing Probate in Australia? If so, call our overseas estates team on 020 8150 2010. Working with Australian probate partners we can deal with resealing an English Grant of Probate in Australia or applying for an Australian Grant of Probate in circumstances where no UK probate has been applied for.
In order to reseal an Australian probate we will need to know the value of the estate to be dealt with in Australia plus we will need an original copy of the English Grant of Probate or Letter of Administration, plus a copy of the original death certificate and Executors ID. We can then deal with the whole reseal process for you. For a fixed quotation and to initiate the process call us free of charge. For your information if the assets held in Australia are shares we can also easily arrange the sale or transfer making the whole process simple.
Countries such as Australia were once colonies of the British Commonwealth, an act of law exists known as the Probate Colonial Probate Act, it is this Probate Colonial Act that permits the resealing of probate between former countries of the Commonwealth. Other countries where probate can be resealed include New Zealand, South Africa and Canada.
Resealing Australian probate relies on the court system in Australia as such it is difficult to give an exact time scale however generally the process is usually around six weeks. To begin the process please call our Overseas probate departments on 020 8150 2010
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