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If a grant of probate was taken out in order to administer the deceased's estate then a copy of the Will shall be attached to that and you can can pay a small fee (around £10.00) to receive a copy of the grant and will.
If you suspect the grant of probate was taken out in Scotland you should contact:-
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If you suspect the grant of probate was taken out in England then you should consult the following site in order to find out how to search and obtain:-
If a grant of probate was not taken out then you are left with the more informal methods of contacting the executors/beneficiaries of the estate via whatever means you can.
If the person owned property or had assets in excess of £5-10,000.00 then a grant of probate would have to have been obtained by the executors.
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