You will have to obtain a copy Grant of Probate, a copy of the Will (if any) shall be attached to it.
You should contact the follow depending on the date the grant was taken:-
Scotland: H M General Register Office
Up to 1985: H M Register Office, H M Register House Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3YYTel 0131(NNN) NNN-NNNN
After 1985: H M Commissary Office,XXXXX Edinburgh EH1 1LBTel 0131(NNN) NNN-NNNN
A fee of £5 is payable for copies of grants in England and Wales and the fee will be much the same I should imagine.
If this is useful please kindly click accept so that I may be rewraded for my time. You will be free to ask follow up questions.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).