Probate kit (SA)

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Probate kit (SA)


The Quick Laws probate kit explains how to handle a simple estate and apply for probate in the Courts, without a lawyer. The updated edition includes all the latest laws, processes, forms and court procedures. 

What's included?
✔︎  Supreme Court Probate forms (Word)
✔︎  Easy to edit and complete
✔︎  Specific wording for common issues
✔︎  Step-by-step instructions (PDF)
✔︎  Simple explanation of the law
✔︎  Completed sample to follow

Version 3, Last updated July 2017



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 of South Australia.


This kit includes all the Supreme court accepted and easy to complete forms required to obtain a grant of probate in South Australia.  

Probate kit - Word templates - easy to edit, simple to complete fields with instructions
All the accepted and up-to-date Supreme Court forms that you need for a simple probate application. 

Step-by-Step Instruction Guide - PDF Booklet - simple to follow, with completed sample application. 

Also included:

  • Affidavit of plight and condition (Word)
  • Affidavit of identity (Word)


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
  • Issues with Executors
  • Issues with the Will
  • When the deceased married or divorced after making the Will.


  1. Download and save to your computer
  2. Complete the documents following the instructions
  3. Print and sign
  4. Submit to the Court and pay the Court fee. 


Common Questions

No. In South Australia this is not a legal requirement.

Is an Inventory of Assets and Liabilities required?. . .

Yes. An estimate of the value of the deceased's assets and liabilities will be required to be submitted to the court (our kit includes the Inventory template). An estimate of the value is only needed and formal valuations are not required.

Can I lodge my application by post?. . .

No. All applications must be lodged in person. If you do not live in SA, you can obtain an agent to lodge the application on your behalf.

How much is it to file for probate?. . .

There is a court fee to apply for probate. Where the gross value of the estate is over $1,000, the current fee is $1,114.00 (as at July 2016). This is subject to change.


"Completing documents is so easy with Quick Laws!" - Robyn, NSW

"The Court accepted the documents the first time, with no issues. Thank you. It was so easy. I will definitely recommend you to all my friends!" - Ana, Vic. 

"I was really impressed with how easy it was to follow your guidance and prepare the documents required for probate." - Keith, SA. 

"This is certainly a great service." - Cristina, NSW.

"So helpful and understanding and extremely patient." - Bec, NSW. 

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