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Category: Australia Law
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Experience:  BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)
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How do I find out if probate has been granted for my Mothers

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How do I find out if probate has been granted for my Mothers will
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 8 years ago.
you c an contact the Equity/Probate division of the Supreme Court and ask them to search their database and advise you if an application has been filed in the name of your late mother.
All probates are filed with the Court
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.

I had already done that and was told I could write to them and send payment for them to

do so. I thought you may have been able to tell me yes or no so I didn't have to make that payment. Regards Merrilyn

Expert:  Leon replied 8 years ago.
Generally they should be able to tell you over the phone but different states have different rules.
If you are a beneficiary under that will you should have been notified by the Solicitor and the executor has a duty to keep beneficiaries informed.
The only other alternative is to call the Solicitor that is handling the matter and ask him. If he refuses to give you information and you are a beneficiary you can report him to the law society.
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