In March 2019, it was announced that the statutory instrument bringing the revised probate fee scheme into force would be delayed. HM Courts & Tribunals Service has published more information on what practitioners should be doing until the scheme is implemented.
The Ministry of Justice has begun work on closing down regional probate registries and moving the service under one roof.
Our Practice Advice Service considers what you can do if your client’s testamentary capacity changes before their will has been executed.
Law Society policy adviser Emily Weidner speaks to Ian Bond about the new online probate service introduced by HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) and what this means for solicitors.