Probate kit (NT)
Probate kit (NT)
If you have been named as an Executor of a someone's Will and that person passes away, then you may have to obtain a Grant of Probate before you can deal with their assets. Use this kit to get everything you need to complete and submit an application for probate to the Supreme Court.
✔︎ Probate application forms
✔︎ Easy to edit templates (Word)
✔︎ Specific wording for common issues
✔︎ Completed sample
✔︎ Step-by-step instructions (PDF)
✔︎ Simple explanation of the law
WHAT'S IN THIS KIT?
This kit includes all the Supreme Court accepted and easy to complete forms that you need get Probate if you have been named as an Executor to a Will in the Northern Territory.
Probate application kit - Word templates - easy to edit and complete
All the accepted Supreme Court forms that you need to apply for probate of a Will in New South Wales. Includes the wording that you need for the advertisement and application.
Instruction Booklet - PDF - simple to follow instructions and completed example.
WHAT ISSUES ARE COVERED?
The information guide contained in the kit covers some of the following issues:
- When all the Executors to the Will are not applying
- Multiple Executors applying
- Explaining different names or changes to addresses
- An Executor predeceased the deceased
- When the deceased married or divorced after making the Will.
HOW IT WORKS
- Download and save to your computer
- Complete the documents following the instructions
- Print and sign
- Submit to the Court.
Is a legal notice required to be published?. . .
Yes. You must publish a legal notice in a newspaper that circulates where the deceased last lived. Our kit includes the wording required for the notice. You must wait 14 days after the notice appears in the newspaper before submitting your application to the court.
Is an Inventory of Assets and Liabilities required?. . .
Yes. An estimate of the value of the deceased's assets and liabilities is required to be submitted to the court (our kit includes the Inventory template). Only an estimate of the value is needed and formal valuations are not required.
Can I lodge my application by post?. . .
No. In the Northern Territory, all applications for probate must be lodged in person. If you do not live in the NT, you can retain an agent to lodge the application on your behalf. This may attract an extra fee.
How much is it to file for probate?. . .
As at July 2016, the filing fees for probate are $1,055.00 and $4.00.