Welcome to our Complete Guide to Probate WA. If a loved one has passed away and left a will in Western Australia, then it’s likely a grant of probate will be necessary in order to administer that will and deal with the deceased’s estate.
In brief, probate is the process of having the Supreme Court of Western Australia give recognition to the deceased’s will. It is the procedure that is often needed before the executor can begin to collect and distribute the deceased’s assets. For a more detailed discussion on probate see What is Probate?
In WA, an application for probate can be filed with the Supreme Court of Western Australia 14 days from the date of the deceased’s death.
Documents required for a probate application in Western Australia include:
The application can be filed with the Central Office of the Supreme Court of Western Australia in person or by post.
You can find more information about probate WA, including forms for application, on the Supreme Court of Western Australia website.
The cost of a grant of probate in Western Australia can include a number of fees, including a court filing fee and the cost of a probate lawyer. For more information see Probate Western Australia Costs – What are the Probate Fees in Western Australia?
A grant of probate in WA can take approximately 8 weeks.
If you need to apply for a grant of probate in WA, it’s a good idea to get legal advice from an experienced probate professional. Gathered Here offers access to the best probate lawyers in WA at the most affordable rates. Our Fixed Fee Probate Service means a fixed legal fee for your Western Australia probate application which you’ll be told upfront. Get a fixed fee quote now – it’s free and there’s no obligation to proceed.
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