Probate kit (WA)
Probate kit (WA)
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.
✔︎ Supreme Court Probate forms
✔︎ Easy to edit and complete (Word)
✔︎ Wording for common issues
✔︎ Step-by-step instructions (PDF)
✔︎ Simple explanation of the law
✔︎ Completed example
WHAT'S IN THIS KIT?
This kit includes all the Supreme court accepted and easy to complete forms required to obtain a grant of probate in Western Australia.
Probate kit - Word templates - easy to edit, simple to complete fields with instructions. All the forms that you need for a simple application for probate. Also includes Affidavit of plight and condition.
Step-by-Step Instruction Guide - PDF Booklet - simple to follow, with completed examples.
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 for probate
- Explaining different names or changes to addresses
- Issues with Executors
- Issues with the Will
- Issues with the date of death
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?. . .
No. This is not a legal requirement in Western Australia.
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?. . .
Yes. In Western Australia, probate applications can be lodged by post or in person.
How much is it to file for probate?. . .
There is a Court fee to lodge a probate application. The current fee is $338 but this may vary from time to the time (as at July 2016).